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About this book
About this book
Examines all aspects of food systems, drawing on examples from various countries. It explores the extent of malnourishment in different areas; presents case studies from South Asia, China, India, Bangladesh, and East Africa, and points to ways to improve food production and nutrient quality; and suggests directions for future research.
Preface Foreword Food Systems for Improved Human Nutrition: An Introduction Food Systems and Malnutrition: Linking Agriculture, Nutrition, and Productivity Food-Based Approaches for Alleviating Micronutrient Malnutrition: An Overview Effects of Micronutrient Deficiencies on Human Health: Its Status in South Asia Rapid Economic Change, the Nutrition Transition and Its Effects on the Structure of Consumption: The Nutrition Transition in China Shifts in Cropping System and Its Effect on Human Nutrition: Case Study from India Nutritional and Economic Benefits of Enhanced Vegetable Production and Consumption Agroforestry Systems for Food and Nutrition Security?Potentials, Pathways, and Policy Research Needs Quality Protein Maize: Overcoming the Hurdles Improving Rice to Meet Food and Nutritional Needs: Biotechnological Approaches Changing Significance of Inland Fisheries for Livelihoods and Nutrition in Bangladesh Adoption of Crossbred Cow Technologies and Increased Food Security Among Smallholder Dairy Farmers in the East African Highlands Delivering Micronutrients via Food Fortification Designing Nutrition Interventions with Food Systems: Planning, Communication, Monitoring, and Evaluation Food Systems Approach for Sustainable Nutrition Security: A Synthesis and Way Forward Index Reference Notes Included