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Nutrition and Development: The Dynamics of Commitment

  • John Osgood Field
  • F. James Levinson
  • Robert F. ChandlerJr.
  • Pedro Belli
  • Marcelo Selowsky
  • H. A. B. Parpia
  • Aaron Lechtig
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 7)

Abstract

International concern with problems of malnutrition manifests itself in a variety of ways. More persons are discussing it; more conferences are held; more studies and surveys are undertaken. Yet program development and resource allocation remain inadequate. Fewer than half a dozen low-income countries are pursuing serious national nutrition programs, and the future of some of these is in question.

Keywords

Family Planning Political Commitment Nutrition Program Nutrition Advocate Supply Elasticity 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • John Osgood Field
    • 1
  • F. James Levinson
    • 1
  • Robert F. ChandlerJr.
    • 2
  • Pedro Belli
    • 3
  • Marcelo Selowsky
    • 4
  • H. A. B. Parpia
    • 5
  • Aaron Lechtig
    • 6
  1. 1.International Nutrition Planning ProgramMassachusetts Institute of Technology CambridgeUSA
  2. 2.The Asian Vegetable Research and Development CenterShanhuaTaiwan
  3. 3.Instituto Centroamericano de Administración de EmpresasManaguaNicaragua
  4. 4.Development Research CenterWorld BankUSA
  5. 5.Food and Agriculture Industries Services, Agricultural Services DivisionFood and Agriculture OrganizationRomeItaly
  6. 6.Human Development DivisionInstitute of Nutrition of Central America and PanamaGuatemala CityGuatemala

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