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- DocumentAgEcon Search, 1993The persistent pressure to increase food production to keep pace with population growth has forced many countries to accept short-term solutions that ultimately threaten the sustainability of initial food production gains. This paper is sought to help carving a rationalised relationship between agriculture and nutrition.DocumentJournal of Nutrition, 2003Nutrition programmers usually discards the option of increasing animal food intake, due to the belief that poor populations lack the necessary resources to be successful in animal production, and due to the potential for ecological harm.Document
Agricultural research and policy for better health and nutrition in developing countries: a food systems approachAgEcon Search, 2006A large number of diseases and health hazards link human health and the global food system, while malnutrition interacts with many of these diseases. This paper argues that the global food system begins and ends with health, and that the prioritisation and implementation of agricultural research and policy should consider health and nutrition effects.DocumentFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2004Street foods and supermarkets are becoming increasingly important, but nutritionists are growing progressively concerned. This compilation of articles examines the impact of globalisation and urbanisation on dietary patterns and nutritional status of urban populations in developing countries.DocumentThe Lancet, 2008The authors of this article reviewed interventions that affect maternal and child undernutrition and nutrition-related outcomes, including: promotion of breastfeeding; strategies to promote complementary feeding, with or without provision of food supplements; micronutrient interventions; general supportive strategies to improve family and community nutrition; and reduction of disease burden (promoDocument
Extending the duration of exclusive breastfeeding in El Alto, Bolivia through a community-based approach and the provision of health servicesChild Health and Nutrition Research Initiative, 2009This document reports on a project to extend the duration of exclusive breastfeeding in a community in Bolivia. In 2003-2005, the NGO COTALMA initiated a project to improve parameters associated with exclusive breastfeeding in the Bolivian town of El Alto, adjacent to La Paz.Document
Effect of early exclusive breastfeeding on morbidity among infants born to HIV-negative mothers in Zimbabwe2009This article examines the effect of exclusive breastfeeding on infants born to HIV-negative women in Zimbabwe.Document
Food security and climate change: a report by the high level panel of experts on food security and nutrition of the committee on world food securityFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2012This report analyses the connected problem of food security and climate change. It observes that a social vulnerability lens is essential to understand why certain individuals, households or communities experience differences in food insecurity risks, even when they are in the same geographic region.OrganisationChild Health and Nutrition Research Initiative (CHNRI) is an international foundation with the vision to improve child health and nutrition of all children in low and middle income countries through rDocumentWorld Breastfeeding Trends Initiative, 2010To ensure proper infant feeding practices, women need to be provided with support at all levels. This WBTi (World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative) report assesses infant and young child feeding (IYCF) policies and programmes in 33 countries located in Asia, Africa and South and Central America.