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The consequences of past agricultural outputs on the interacting nutrition and health of autarkic peasants : evidence from RwandaCentre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford, 1997In 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.DocumentGender and Food Security, FAO, 1994Covers 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.Document
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, 1999Argues for greater "institutional pluralism" in how the World Bank does business in the infrastructure, rural, and social sectors.DocumentFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 1995Guidelines 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.DocumentForests, Trees and People Programme and Network, FAO - SLU, 1991Making 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.DocumentFood and Nutrition Division, FAO, 1994Methodological 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.DocumentFood and Nutrition Division, FAO, 1997Resource book for use in sub-Saharan Africa by teachers of agriculture who wish to introduce into their training programmes aspects of the food chain that are related to food consumption and to nutrition. Designed for use by trainers in preparing their teaching material, it is not intended for direct use by students.DocumentForestry Department, FAO, 1996Guide for planners and stakeholders involved in the implementation of National Forestry Programmes. It pays particular attention to strategic planning and the preparation of specific policy studies to analyse the forestry and forest related sectors from the perspective of food security.Document
Focusing on women works: research on improving micronutrient status through food-based interventionsInternational Center for Research on Women, USA, 1999Synthesis of five studies, undertaken in Ethiopia, Kenya, Peru, Tanzania, and Thailand, included intervention trails and measurement of impacts.The results suggest that it is possible to increase the effectiveness of micronutrient interventions (including Vitamin A, iron, iodine) by increasing women’s active participation in problem solving and by increasing their access to such key resourcesDocument
Understanding linkages among food availability, access, consumption, and nutrition in Africa: empirical findings and issues from the literatureDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1995By providing new perspectives on linkages between food availability, access, consumption, and nutrition, this report intends to assist policymakers in understanding the nature and extent of relationships among all variables involved in this issue, so as to encourage formulation of more appropriate and sustainable food policies.