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Food and Nutrition Bulletin

Volume 1, Number 4, August 1979

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.

All correspondence, suggestions, comments, news, and notes should be addressed to the Senior Programme Officer, World Hunger Programme, The United Nations University, Toho Seimei Building, 15-1 Shibuya 2-chome, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150, Japan. All material may be freely reproduced providing acknowledgement is given and a copy of the publication containing the reproduction is sent to the Bulletin.


Dr. Nevin S. Scrimshaw :Senior Adviser
Dr. Maria A. Tagle :Senior Programme Officer
Mrs. Rozanne Chorlton: Assistant Programme Officer
Mrs. Audrey Yuse :Administrative Assistant
Mrs. Elsie Kimi Buma: Secretary

Field Staff (Part-time)
Dr. Fred T. Sai :Inter-Regional Co-ordinator—Africa, West Asia, and Europe
Dr. Guillermo Arroyeve: Inter-Regional Co-ordinator—North and South America
Dr William Rand :Research Co-ordinator

(c) The United Nations University, 1979
ISSN 0379-5721
ISBN 92-808-0052-3
Single copy: US$3.00
Yearly subscription: US$10.00



Conceptual basis of the World Hunger Programme of the United Nations university

Food and nutrition policy

Food consumption and nutrition targets
Beyond the green revolution: some food and nutrition issues in the 1980s
Increasing the capacity of the international agencies for policy formulation and programme or project preparation in nutrition
History of breast-feeding in Chile

Post-harvest food conversation

Improvement of the nutritional quality of food legumes
Ligno-cellulosic residues: a suggestion for freeing cellulose

Nutritional requirements

Infant feeding practices and the development of malnutrition in rural Gambia

ACC report

Progress achieved in the field of nutrition under the new institutional arrangements
ACC/SCN series of nutrition summaries for policy-makers
Endemic goiter
Nutritional anemia

News and notes

Seminar on nutrition in health and agricultural planning for national development
Nutrition education and training in schools of medicine, pharmacy, and dentistry

Book review

Food, climate, and man

UNU World Hunger Programme

From the charter of the United Nations University

Article I
Article II

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