Searching with a thematic focus on Nutrition

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    Engineering nutrition: GM crops for global justice?

    Food Ethics Council, 2003
    This report challenges the dominant view of the scientific establishment that the future of agriculture lies with genetic modification technologies.
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    Is breast really best? Breastfeeding and infectious diseases in the era of HIV

    id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2002
    HIV can be transmitted from mother to child through breastmilk. However, breastfeeding protects babies against infectious diseases, which cause more than two thirds of deaths among children under five in less developed countries. Should breastfeeding be promoted or discouraged in areas where HIV is prevalent?
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    WABA/UNICEF Colloquium on HIV and breastfeeding

    World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action, 2002
    This resource is a collection of conference presentations on breastfeeding and HIV transmission, includingthe role of breastfeeding-supportive NGOs in HIV and infant feedingHIV and infant feeding: a framework for priority actionsexperiences with early cessation of breast feeding among HIV infected women in Kampala, UgandaPMTCT, infant feeding: the Botswana experienceHIV and
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    Putting babies before business [breastfeeding / baby formula subsitutes]

    The Progress of Nations Report, UNICEF, 1999
    For babies everywhere, the benefits of breastfeeding are undisputed. But for babies in developing nations, breastfeeding is imperative: Their very survival depends on the immune-boosting properties of mother’s milk. For them, infant formula is not just inferior; it can cause disease or even death.
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    The consequences of past agricultural outputs on the interacting nutrition and health of autarkic peasants : evidence from Rwanda

    Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford, 1997
    In rural areas of LDC, because of the existence of market imperfections, health and nutrition status may depend on the levels of specific agricultural productions and not only on the income level. However, these specific impacts have never been studied.
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    Indian experience on household food and nutrition security

    Gender and Food Security, FAO, 1994
    Covers the production, availability and consumption of cereals, which are known to contribute around 70 percent of the energy and protein requirement and which happen to be the first objective to be attained by a poor household.
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    Reforming Institutions for Service Delivery: A Framework for Development Assistance with an Application to the Health, Nutrition, and Population Portfolio [of the World Bank]

    Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank, 1999
    Argues for greater "institutional pluralism" in how the World Bank does business in the infrastructure, rural, and social sectors.
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    Guidelines for Participatory Nutrition Projects

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 1995
    Guidelines to help development staff working at community level to promote the design and implementation of participatory nutrition projects.Designed for use by professional staff from different technical and institutional backgrounds, who have had formal technical training or education, and who either work at the community level or are responsible for community development activities.
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    Guidelines for integrating nutrition concerns into forestry projects

    Forests, Trees and People Programme and Network, FAO - SLU, 1991
    Making the link between nutrition and forestry projects more explicit and presenting ideas about how forestry projects should proceed.The manual has three purposes. First, it describes some of the linkages between forestry and nutrition to help foresters, together with nutritionists, orient their activities toward improving the nutrition situation in their project area.
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    Social communication in nutrition: A methodology for intervention

    Food and Nutrition Division, FAO, 1994
    Methodological and practical tool for the promotion and development of nutrition education particularly in developing countries. Aimed at all those involved in planning and implementation of activities of nutrition education and communication.