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Food and Nutrition Bulletin

Volume 9, Number 2, June 1987

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.

All correspondence, comments, news, and notes should be addressed to: The Editor, Food and Nutrition Bulletin, The United Nations University Cambridge Programme Office, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, E38-756, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA. Ali material may be freely reproduced providing acknowledgement is given and a copy of the publication containing the reproduction is sent to the Bulletin.

(c) The United Nations University, 1987
ISSN 0379-5721
ISBN 92-808-0672-6

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Call for papers and letters to the editor

Nutrition and urban agriculture

Introduction: Urban agriculture and self-reliance
Urban agriculture and the metabolism of cities
Improving urban agriculture in Africa: a social perspective
Examples of urban agriculture in Asia
Small-scale agricultural production in urban areas in Poland
Community food production in cities of the developing nations Isabel Wade
Urban agriculture: the potential and limitations of an urban self-reliance strategy Pablo Gutman

Urban malnutrition

Urban nutrition in the tropics: a call for increased attention to metropolitan population
in the developing world

Food aid as communal meals for the urban poor: the Comedor programme in Peru

Nutrition and chronic energy deficiency

Investigating the biological and social consequences of chronic nutritional energy deficiency

Nutrition and health

The present trend in infant-feeding practices in Saudi Arabia
Breast-feeding practice in Saudi Arabia


News and notes

Programme on food, nutrition, biotechnology, and poverty

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