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Vol. 11, Special Issue 6 (2022)

Nutrition garden practices as an intervention for nutrition sensitive agriculture in households of rural Telangana state

Author(s):
Deepa Amgoth, Dr. B Jamuna Rani, Dr. M Prasuna and Dr. B Anila Kumari
Abstract:
Agriculture, nutrition and health have all remained as separate silos for long as they are governed administratively, technically and operationally by different Ministries, both in the states and at the Centre. Although a rich body of evidence is emerging from recent studies on the nutrition impacts of NSA programs and other agricultural investments, there are still important gaps in knowledge that need to be filled.
One such strategy is practicing nutrition garden/kitchen garden at household level. To know the various types of the plants they grew as part of the nutritional garden. Hence, this research is carried out which aims to know the nutritional garden practices among 180 rural women farmers from Nalgonda district of Telangana state. The objective of the study was to know the practice of nutrition garden at household level. Frequencies and Percentages were used for this study. The results expressed that about 30% (i.e. 54 respondents of 180 respondents) of the respondents practice nutritional garden at household level.
Pages: 2226-2228  |  282 Views  79 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Deepa Amgoth, Dr. B Jamuna Rani, Dr. M Prasuna and Dr. B Anila Kumari. Nutrition garden practices as an intervention for nutrition sensitive agriculture in households of rural Telangana state. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(6S): 2226-2228.

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