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    Impact of climate change and bioenergy on nutrition

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2008
    This paper examines the consequences of climate change and rising bioenergy demand for sustainable development, food security and nutrition throughout the lifecycle.
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    Can working with the private for-profit sector improve utilisation of quality health services by the poor? A systematic review of the literature

    2007
    This paper published in the International Journal for Equity in Health reviews the literature on the effectiveness of interventions that involve working with private for-profit providers to expand access to quality health services for poor and disadvantaged populations.
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    Effect of a nutrition intervention during early childhood on economic productivity in Guatemalan adults

    The Lancet, 2008
    This research article from The Lancet examines the impact of a nutrition intervention in early childhood on adult economic productivity and income.Between 1969 and 1977 in Guatemala, children between 0 and 7 years of age in two villages were randomly assigned a nutritious supplement called atole (a drink containing vegetable protein, dry skimmed milk and sugar) while those in two other villages
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    Review of community-based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM) in the post-emergency context

    Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project, 2008
    This report reviews the integration of community-based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM) into the national health systems of Ethiopia, Malawi and Niger between April and June 2007. It documents the current state of integration efforts, identifies challenges and lessons learned, and suggests ways to move forward on improved integration of CMAM into national health systems.
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    Conditional cash transfers for improving uptake of health interventions in low- and middle-income countries

    Journal of the American Medical Association, 2007
    This article, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association assesses the effectiveness of conditional cash transfers in improving access to and use of health services, as well as improving health outcomes, in low- and middle-income countries. The article provides a description of interventions in Mexico, Nicaragua, Columbia, Honduras, Brazil and Malawi.
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    Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition

    The FSN Forum was launched on the World Food Day 16th October 2007 with a 3-weeks e-discussion on “Drawing lessons from food security and nutrition research, analysis and information for impr
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    World Development Report 2008: agriculture for development

    World Development Report, World Bank, 2007
    Three out of every four poor people in developing countries live in rural areas, and most of them depend directly or indirectly on agriculture for their livelihoods. This year’s edition of the World Bank's World Development Report (WDR) highlights the importance of agriculture for achieving the Millennium Development Goal of halving extreme poverty and hunger by 2015.
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    Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition (JHPN)

    The quarterly Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition (incorporating the Journal of Diarrhoeal Diseases Research) publishes articles on maternal, child and family health and related issues of p
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    Joint statement on community-based management of severe acute malnutrition

    United Nations Children's Fund, 2007
    This joint statement, issued by the World Health Organization (WHO), World Food Program (WFP), the UN Standing Committee on Nutrition (SCN) and UNICEF, discusses how identification and treatment of severe acute malnutrition can be done in the community for children with uncomplicated forms of the condition.
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    Managing severe acute malnutrition in children

    id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2007
    Between one and two million children die each year around the world from wasting, or severe acute malnutrition (SAM) due to poverty and poor diet. Nevertheless SAM has been ignored by health programmes and the World Health Organization (WHO) does not recognise the term ‘acute malnutrition’.

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