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Food and Nutrition Bulletin

Volume 12, Number 1, March 1990

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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 Press 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 ACC Sub-committee on Nutrition.

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Editorial policy

Women and nutrition

Beating the zero-sum game: Women and nutrition in the third world. Part 2

Human nutrition

The deprived family: Different approaches to its analysis
Do home garden projects improve income and nutritional status? A case study in Senegal

Nutrition surveillance

Food security and food and nutrition surveillance in Central America: The need for functional approaches

Food policy

Micro-economic theory of the household and nutrition programmes

Food science

The shelf-life of soy-sunflower tempeh and its acceptability to Indian children
Wet decortication of sesame seeds by new methods
Local packaging of foods in Ghana
The acceptance and intake of bulk-reduced weaning foods: The Luganga village study

IUNS president's report

The present status of nutrition worldwide

Book reviews and notices
News and notes
UNU Programme on Food and Nutrition for Human and Social Development
Note for contributors
Note l'intention des auteurs
Nota para los posibles autores
Recent Publications on Food and Nutrition from the United Nations University Press

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