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Samuel Scott is a Research Fellow at IFPRI’s (International Food Policy Research Institute) Poverty Health and Nutrition Division and conducts applied nutrition research in the South Asia region. He has experience working on iron deficiency and anaemia, adolescent health, biofortification, human functional outcomes such as cognition, behaviour change communication strategies, women’s self-help groups, school feeding programmes, and health systems.
Prior to joining IFPRI, he completed his postdoctoral research on “The Interactions of Malnutrition and Enteric Infections: Consequences for Child Health and Development (MAL-ED)” study. His doctoral research involved randomised controlled trials in India and Rwanda to measure the efficacy of iron-biofortified pearl millet and beans, and a study examining interrelations between iron status, physical fitness, and cognitive function among female college students in the US. He holds a Ph.D. in Nutritional Sciences from The Pennsylvania State University.
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भारत में अल्पपोषित बच्चों की संख्या दुनिया में सबसे अधिक है और यहां मिड-डे मील (एमडीएम) के रूप में स्कूली भोजन की सबसे बड़ी योजना जारी है परंतु इस योजना के अंतर-पीढ़ीगत प्रभाव पर सीमित साक्ष्य उपलब्...
India has the world’s highest number of undernourished children and the largest school-feeding programme – the Mid-Day Meal (MDM) scheme – but limited evidence is available on the intergeneratio...