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Food and Energy: Strategies for Sustainable Development
by Ignacy Sachs and Dana Silk
This volume presents a new approach to the food-energy interface and the complex issues of food, energy, development, and environment. The authors analyse several systems designed to integrate, intensify, and increase the production of food and energy; suggest strategies to increase access of the urban poor to food and energy through innovative resource-conserving and employment-generating urban development; and consider ways of achieving new rural-urban configurations in the the third world.
FEN-1/UNUP-757 ISBN 92-BOB-0757-9
92 pages, 16.5 x 23. 5 cm, paper
US$25 (Developing country price: $ 12.50)
Intra-household Resource Allocation: Issues and Methods for Development Policy and Planning
Edited by Beatrice Lorge Rogers and Nina P. Schlossman
Emphasizing the importance of understanding how resources are distributed within the household in order to design successful development programmes, this 3-pan study considers various conceptual approach" to the subject, examines different methods for collecting the information needed for analysing household resource allocation, and focuses on such key variables as how members allocate time, individual food consumption, and household flexibility in adapting to external economic and social changes.
WHTR- 1 3/UNUP-733 ISBN 92-808-0733- 1
214 pages, 16.4 x 23.9 cm, paper
US$35 (Developing country price: US$17.50)
Research Methods in Nutritional Anthropology
Edited by Gretel H. Pelto, Pertti J. Pelto, and Ellen Messer
A comprehensive manual of anthropological methodologies applicable to field studies in nutrition, this volume describes strategies of field research in nutritional anthropology, determinants and cultural components of food intake, methods for collecting and analysing data on energy expenditures, and statistical methods for nutritional anthropology.
WHTR-9/UNUP-632 /ISBN 92-808-0632-7
218 pages, 16.4 x 23.9 cm, paper
US$30 (Developing country price: US$ 1 5)
Positive Deviance in Child Nutrition - With Emphasis on Psychosocial and Behavioural Aspects and Implications for Development
by Marian Zeitlin, Hossein Ghassemi, and Mohamed Mansour
Children who grow and develop well in environments where most children suffer malnutrition and chronic illness provide valuable examples to guide the design of programmes aimed at the malnourished. The book examines successful interactions between care-giver and child and the social support systems that sustain them and offers goals and guidance for future research.
WHTR-12/UNUP-697 ISBN 92-808-0697-1
164 pages, 16.4 x 23.9 cm, paper
US$30 (Developing country price: US$ 15)
Methods for the Evaluation of the Impact of Food and Nutrition Programmes
Edited by David E. Sahn, Richard Lockwood, and Nevin S. Scrimshaw
This discussion of state-of-the-art methods for evaluating food and nutrition programmes focuses primarily on determining specific nutritional impact, even in circumstances where adequate baseline data are not available. It recognizes also that food and nutrition programmes can have beneficial effects going beyond traditional health impacts and gives specific attention to social, economic, behavioural, and political consequences that may accompany a feeding programme.
WHTR-6/UNUP-473 ISBN 92-808-0473-1
292 pages, 16.5 x 23.5 cm, paper
US$25 (Developing country price: $12.50)
Effective Communications for Nutrition in Primary Health Care
Edited by Jean E. Andersen and Aree Valyasevi
Concentrating on the experiences of developing countries, this book advocates the effective communication of nutrition and health information as a key component of primary health care. It provides a framework for evaluating nutrition communications nerds, methodological guidelines, and suggestions for programme evaluation.
WHTR-1 1/UNUP-634 ISBN 92-808-0634-3
220 pages, 16.4 x 23.9 cm, paper
US$20 (Developing country price: US$ 10)
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