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- DocumentInformation Network on Post-Harvest Operations, FAO, 1992Provides information on the chemical composition of maize, including the makeup of maize protein and dietary fibre, on grain quality and storage and on the effects of lime-cooking of maize and the manufacture of foods such as tortillas, arepas and ogi.DocumentHuman Development Report Office, UNDP, 1999The recent great strides in technology present tremendous opportunities for human developmenbut achieving that potential depends on how technology is used.DocumentCommunication for Development (ComDev), FAO, 1998Draws on experiences with a range of communication technologies in Africa - from traditional media to the Internet - to examine the important role of knowledge and information for food security.DocumentWHO Tuberculosis Programme, 1998Report of a meeting held in Geneva 18-20 February 1998DocumentNational Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1999DocumentInformation Network on Post-Harvest Operations, FAO, 1992Reviews the role of meat and meat products in human nutrition. Issues covered include: nutritive value; processing methods and products; efficiency in production.DocumentInformation Network on Post-Harvest Operations, FAO, 1990Reviews the the value of roots, tubers, plantains and bananas in human nutrition and their importance in human diet. Crops covered include: CassavaYam CocoyamBananas and plantainsSweet potatoPotatoIssues covered include: nutritive value; methods of cooking and processing; toxic substances and antinutritional factors; constraints to production.DocumentJoint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, 1999This document presents three sets of studies on the determinants of HIV-related vulnerability among young peopleThe report is available as a whole, and in 4 smaller sections: Overview/introductionYoung peopleDocument
Family Influences on Zimbabwean Women’ s Reproductive Decisions and their Participation in the Wider SocietyFamily Health International, 1999Explores the roles of husbands and mothers-in-law in reproductive decision-making and women’s participation in development. It addresses the question of whether women and their families believe lower fertility should enable young mothers to engage in activity outside the domestic sphere.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 199911 guides providing a framework for thinking about appropriate interventions to improve food security, and indicating what types of information are needed in order to maximize programme impact.