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Food and Nutrition Bulletin

Volume 2, Number 4, October 1980

Table of contents

Published by the United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan.

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The Food and Nutrition Bulletin incorporates and continues the former PAG Bulletin of the Protein-Calorie Advisory Group of the United Nations system and is published quarterly by the World Hunger Programme of the United Nations University in collaboration with the United Nations ACC Sub-Committee on Nutrition. The views expressed are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the United Nations University or the UN ACC Sub-Committee on Nutrition.

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ISSN 0379-5721
ISBN 92-808-0228-3

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Food and nutrition policy

Nutritional implications of projects giving high priority to the production of staples of low nutritive quality: The Case for Cassava (Manihot esculenta, Crantz) in the Humid Tropics of West Africa
Strategies for the prevention of vitamin-a deficiency
Determining the prevalence of calorie deficient diets in developing countries by alternative methods of measurement

Post-harvest conservation food

Development of weaning foods with high caloric density and low hot-paste viscosity using traditional technologies
Human nutrition and gossypol

Human nutritional requirements

Nutrition and educational achievement part II. correlations between nutritional and behavioural test indicators within populations where malnutrition is not a major public health problem
A consideration of allowable fibre levels in weaning foods

UNU-WHP fellow's essay

How can the united nations university help fight hunger?

News and notes

New UNU associated institution
Workshop proceedings
Forthcoming meetings and workshops
New publications
Publications from associated institutions
International congress of nutrition

UNU world hunger programme

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