Nutrition and Food Science: Present Knowledge and Utilization

Volume 1 Food and Nutrition Policies and Programs

  • Walter Santos
  • Nabuco Lopes
  • J. J. Barbosa
  • Dagoberto Chaves
  • José Carlos Valente

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Opening Speech

    1. Walter J. Santos
      Pages 1-4
  3. Planning and Implementation of National Programs

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 5-5
    2. Tomás Uribe
      Pages 7-24
    3. David Pimentel, Marcia Pimentel
      Pages 71-83
    4. Luis F. Fajardo, Giovanni Acciarri, Ruth R. de Mercado, Alberto Pradilla, Gloria Quintero, Beatriz de Ramirez et al.
      Pages 85-104
    5. Antonio Carlos Coelho Campino
      Pages 135-139
    6. Bertoldo Kruse Grande de Arruda
      Pages 141-144
  4. The Role of International and Non-Governmental Agencies

  5. The Role of the Private Sector

  6. Program Evaluation and Nutritional Surveillance

  7. Nutrition Intervention Programs for Rural and Urban Areas

About this book


The XI INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF NUTRITION - XI ICN - pro­ moted by the INTERNATIONAL UNION OF NUTRITIONAL SCIENCES - IUNS -, and organized by the BRAZILIAN NUTRITION SOCIETY - BNS - was held in the Convention Center of the Hotel Nacional, in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from August 27th to September 1st, 1978. Taking place for the first time in the southern hemisphere, the XI ICN received the collaboration and participation of various international agencies, includin~ the World Health Organization (WHO), the Pan American Health Organization (PARO) , the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the Food and Agriculture Organi­ zation (FAO) , the International Fund for Agricultural Development (!FAD), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the World Food Program (WFP) and the World Food Council (WFC). The meeting had a multi-disciplinary character, with the par­ ticipation of professionals and students from the different sec­ tors related to the field of food and nutrition, and aroused con­ siderable interest, which was demonstrated by the presence of 5,026 participants from 92 countries,and the presentation of more than 1,200 scientific papers.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Walter Santos
    • 1
  • Nabuco Lopes
    • 1
  • J. J. Barbosa
    • 1
  • Dagoberto Chaves
    • 1
  • José Carlos Valente
    • 2
  1. 1.Brazilian Nutrition SocietyRio de JaneiroBrazil
  2. 2.National Food and Nutrition Institute and Associação Brasiliense de NutrologiaBrazil

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 1980
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4684-1032-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4684-1030-3
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