The Other Asian Enigma

South Asia has long had persistent and unusually high rates of child undernutrition—the so-called Asian enigma. Yet Bangladesh has managed to sustain a rapid reduction in the rate of child undernutrition for at least two decades. How?The drivers of this change including rapid wealth accumulation and large gains in parental education are explored by Derek Headey et al in a new Transform Nutrition/ LANSA paper published in World Development The other Asian Enigma : Explaining the Rapid Reduction of Undernutrition in Bangladesh. Read the LANSA policy brief here.