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Note for contributors

The editors of the Food and Nutrition Bulletin welcome contributions of relevance to the concerns of the World Hunger Programme (see page 39). Submission of an article does not guarantee publication - which depends on the judgement of the editors as to its relevance and quality.

Language. Contributions may be in English, French, or Spanish. If French or Spanish is used, the author should submit an abstract in English if possible.

Format. Contributions should be typed, double-spaced, preferably on A4 (210 x 297 mm) or American letter-size (81/2 x 11 in.) paper with margins of at least 2.5-3 cm (111/4 in.) on each side. (If larger paper must be used, the type area should be kept within the limits for A4 paper).

Length. Ordinarily contributions should not exceed 4,000 words or the equivalent length in pages including figures, tables, and references.

Tables and figures. Any tables and figures should be on separate sheets of paper. Tables should use horizontal ruled lines only. Figures should be clearly and accurately drawn and clearly labelled.

Photographs. Ideally photographic material should be submitted in the form of black and white negatives or black and white glossy prints. Photographs will not be returned unless a specific request is made.

Measurements. Preferably measurements should be expressed in metric units. If other units are used, their metric equivalents should be indicated.

References. References should be listed at the end of the article, also double-spaced. A reference to a book or other separately published work should include full indication of the name(s) of the author(s), title of the work, publisher and place and year of publication; a reference to an article in a book should include also the editor(s) and title of the book, and the page numbers of the article; a reference to an article in a journal should include the author(s), title of the article, name of the journal, volume and issue number and date, and page numbers of the article.

Identification. Contributors should give their full name and official affiliation. If the material in the article has been previously presented or is planned to be published elsewhere-in the same or modified form-a note should be included giving the details.

Manuscript copies. The contributor should keep a duplicate copy of the manuscript. Manuscripts which are not accepted for publication will not be returned.

Contributions should be addressed to:
The Editor
Food and Nutrition Bulletin
United Nations University, Toho Seimei Building
15-1 Shibuya 2-chome, Shibuya-ku
Tokyo 150, Japan

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