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Nutritional consequences of agricultural projects

Per Pinstrup-Andersen

Nutritional consequences of agricultural projects

conceptual relationships and assessment approaches.

by Per Pinstrup-Andersen

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Published by World Bank in Washington D.C .
Written in English


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SeriesWorld Bank staff working paper -- No.456
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Open LibraryOL13818875M

Since our inception, the Agricultural Development team has recognized Nigeria as an important priority geography given its size and agricultural potential. As early as , the foundation invested in several key areas, including value-chain development, soil health, and crop improvement. The U.S. government can play an important role in the fight to end global hunger, and there is a renewed sense of political will to address these chapter covers what is being done to reorient U.S. policy in food and nutrition from the perspectives of the Roadmap to End Global Hunger, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of.

The global poor are usually the hardest hit by food price increases and economic strife. At the household level in developing countries, poor consumers spend 50–70 percent of their budget on food (von Braun et al., ), so their capacity to respond to higher food prices (or reduced incomes) is. SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE: IMPACTS ON FOOD PRODUCTION AND CHALLENGES FOR FOOD SECURITY Jules N Pretty, John Thompson & Fiona Hinchcliffe Challenges for Agricultural Development As this century draws to a close, agricultural development faces some unprecedented challenges. By the year , the world will have to support some billion people. EvenFile Size: 84KB.

Nutritional Patterns and Transitions. The displacement of traditional dietary practices is associated with negative nutritional consequences for rural Indigenous people, who already face the. non-agricultural sector) as well as improving access to basic services and infrastructure in rural areas (e.g. adequate shelter, education, employment opportunities, health, sanitation, energy) ;.


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