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Hidden Hunger: Gender and the Politics of Smarter Foods

Aya Hirata Kimura

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451645
eISBN:
9780801467691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451645.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

For decades, nonprofit organizations (NGOs) targeting world hunger focused on ensuring that adequate quantities of food were being sent to those in need. In the 1990s, the international food policy ... More


Creating Needs for Golden Rice

Aya Hirata Kimura

in Hidden Hunger: Gender and the Politics of Smarter Foods

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451645
eISBN:
9780801467691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451645.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter focuses on Indonesia's biofortification programs. The program uses plant-breeding technologies to develop food crops that are rich in micronutrients. In contrast with conventional ... More


The Micronutrient Deficiencies Challenge in African Food Systems

Christopher B. Barrett and Leah E. M. Bevis

in The Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition: The Role of Food, Agriculture, and Targeted Policies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198733201
eISBN:
9780191797767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733201.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter shows that, contrary to much conventional wisdom, the prevalence of micronutrient deficiencies declines less quickly with per capita income growth than do the wasting or undernourishment ... More


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