Monthly Archives: February 2011

Agriculture, Nutrition and Health:   Six Key Issues in Agriculture Per Pinstrup-Andersen[1] There are multiple pathways through which agriculture affects human health and nutrition.  Understanding these pathways and how they operate is essential to design agricultural policies to achieve nutrition goals.  … Continue reading

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The Food System and Its Interaction with Human Health and Nutrition

Interaction between food systems and human health and nutrition is extremely important for achieving health and nutritional goals.  Related issues regarding this are available in my paper, IFPRIs 2020 Conference Brief #13, prepared for IFPRIs 2020 Conference  on Leveraging Agriculture … Continue reading

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Improving the Nutritional Effects of Agricultural Projects

Agricultural and rural development provide a critically important opportunity for reducing malnutrition, partly because a large share of the malnourished resides in rural areas and partly because agriculture is the source of food and other ecological services for both rural … Continue reading

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The Obesity Epidemic

A large number of case studies covering a variety of food policy issues in many different countries are available on the following web site: http://cip.cornell.edu/gfs.  Each of the case studies focuses on an important policy issue in a particular country … Continue reading

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