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Scaling up Small Millet Post-harvest and Nutritious Food Products Project

Development of Humane Action (DHAN) Foundation is a development NGO working with around 1.6 million poor families in 14 states of India, on various development themes like Microfinance, Water, Agriculture, Panchayat Raj, Coastal Livelihoods and Development Education. It has been promoting production and consumption of small millets in various parts of the country since 2011. It has identified and promoted location specific varieties and other production technologies, improved dehuller and developed appealing millet food products in collaboration ....

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Scaling up Small Millet Post-harvest and Nutritious Food Products Project

Many developing countries are facing the double burden of malnutrition, with hidden hunger on the one side and obesity on the other side. In India, there is large-scale prevalence of stunted growth among children and anaemia among pregnant women (IFPRI 2014) and obesity is increasing across the rural and urban areas (Kalra et al. 2012). Furthermore, chronic and non-communicable diseases are on the rise. Increasing research and epidemiological evidence link the declining dietary diversity to these health issues (Khoury et al. 2014).

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