This is the old United Nations University website. Visit the new site at

The United Nations University Press

Food and Nutrition Bulletin

Volume 2, Number 1, January 1980

Table of contents

Published by the United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan.

Editorial address:

Food and Nutrition Bulletin
Charles Street Sta., P.O. Box 500
Boston, MA 02114-0500, USA
Tel: (617) 227-8747
Fax: (617) 2279405

Subscription address:

United Nations University Press
The United Nations University
53-70 Jingumae 5-chome, Shibuya-ku
Tokyo 150, Japan
Tel.: (03) 3499-2811. Fax: (03) 3406-7345.
Telex: J25442. Cable: UNATUNIV TOKYO.

(c) The United Nations University, 1980
ISBN 92-808-0095-7
Single copy: US$3.00
Yearly subscription: US$10.00



Editorial - Utilization of biomass as a means for rural development

Nutrition and public health

Psycho-social aspects of breast-feeding, including bonding

Nutrition and agriculture

How nutrition priorities can be integrated into crop improvement programmes
Improvement of the nutritional quality of sorghum and Pearl Millet
Progress in nutritional improvement of maize and triticale
The need for food utilization and processing studies to supplement nutritional evaluation
Interpretation of data on human food availability and nutrient consumption

ACC/SCN nutrition summary for policy-makers

Vitamin A deficiency

IYC feature

A fragile and precious resource

WHO Guideline

Guideline for production of edible, heat processed soy grits and flours

News and notes

Anthropology of food and nutrition
International Foundation for Science (IFS)
Guidelines for Ph.D. training for candidates from developing countries
Research network for investigation of protein-energy requirements under conditions prevailing in developing countries
Conference on seasonal dimensions to rural poverty
Post-graduate training in food and nutrition planning
Invitation for research proposals
International Union of Nutrition Sciences (IUNS)


Memorial issue of Lactation Review honouring Margaret Mead

UNU world hunger programme

Back to United Nations University Press Page