Perspectives and Priorities in Food and Nutrition Planning

  • George H. Beaton
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 7)


Recently there has been major interest in the development and implementation of food and nutrition policy (1–10). The reasons for this interest are readily apparent. The World Food Conference, held in November, 1974, in Rome, gave emphasis to both the crisis now existing in the famine areas and the dire need for a planned husbandry of the world’s finite resources if we are to cope with the growing population. Many events in recent years have demonstrated the interlocking effects of events in widely separated parts of the world. The failure of a fishing industry in Peru has exerted a domino effect felt around the world.


National Food Monograph Series Domino Effect Nutrition Policy Plan Husbandry 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • George H. Beaton
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  1. 1.Department of Nutrition, School of HygieneUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

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