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Food and Nutrition Bulletin

Volume 7, Number 3, September 1985

Table of contents

Published by the United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan.

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The Food and Nutrition Bulletin incorporates and continues the PAG Bulletin of the former Protein-Calorie Advisory Group of the United Nations System and is published quarterly by 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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This special issue on household-level food production has been edited by Vera Niņez with the support of the International Potato Centre, Lima, Peru

(c) The United Nations University, 1985
ISSN 0379-5721
ISBN 92-808-0559-2

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Household-level food production

Introduction: Household gardens and small-scale food production
Working at half-potential: Constructive analysis of home garden programmes in the Lima slums with suggestions for an alternative approach
Urban agriculture: Who cultivates and why? a case-study of Lusaka, Zambia
The tropical garden as a sustainable food system: A comparison of Indians and Settlers in Northern Colombia
The Chagga home gardens: A multi-storeyed agro-forestry cropping system on Mt. Kilimanjaro, Northern Tanzania
Household gardens and their niche in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
The Javanese home garden as an integrated agro-ecosystem
The Talun-Kebun: A man-made forest fitted to family needs
West Indian kitchen gardens: A historical perspective with current insights from Grenada
Subsistence gardens in Newfoundland

Global food production

Will mankind be able to secure food in the twenty-first century?

Health and nutrition

Dietary approaches to the prevention of vitamin A deficiency

News and notes

IUNS news

UNU sub-programme on food, nutrition, and poverty

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