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role of the university in improving national food policies.

Charles K. Mann

role of the university in improving national food policies.

by Charles K. Mann

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Published by Harvard Institute for International Development in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesDevelopment discussion paper -- no.215
ContributionsUnited States. Agency for International Development., Role of Agricultural Universities in Rural Development (AID Washington Workshop) (1985 : Rosslyn, Virginia)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13809640M

Good nutrition is a prerequisite for a healthy and active life, especially for agriculture-dependent households. However, diets in most households in Tanzania lack diversity because the intake of meat, poultry, fish, and vegetables and fruits is low. This study estimates factors influencing dietary diversity of the household, children under five years, and women using primary survey Cited by: Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD) is a peer-reviewed electronic journal established by the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. PCD provides an open exchange of information and knowledge among researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and others who strive to improve the health of the public through chronic disease : Sonia A. Kim, Heidi M. Blanck, Angie Cradock, Steven Gortmaker.

  Trade is a key tool to bring food security to an estimated million people around the world that remain chronically undernourished. Many countries need reliable access to international markets to supplement their inadequate domestic food supplies. Better policies to make agriculture in developing countries more productive and profitable, including via exports, . The Future of Children promotes effective policies and programs for children by providing timely, objective information based on the best available research. ISSN: ISBN: The Future of Children would like to thank the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Spitzer Family Foundation for their generous support.

Role of government policy in nutrition—barriers to and opportunities for healthier eating. Dariush Mozaffarian and colleagues. review strategies governments can use to improve. nutrition and health. KEY MESSAGES • Despite. he t rise in diet related chronic diseases and Cited by: Like the previous SNDA studies, which have been influential in shaping school nutrition policy, SNDA-III is an important resource for policy-makers who are interested in supporting healthy changes to the school food environment as a way of improving children’s diets and overall health.


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