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Achieving urban food and nutrition security in the developing world:


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  • Garrett, James L., ed.
  • Ruel, Marie T., ed.


CONTENTS: Brief 1. Overview / James L. Garrett Brief 2. An urbanizing world / Martin Brockerhoff Brief 3. Rural-urban interdependence / Ceclia Tacoli Brief 4. Urban livelihoods and labor markets / Arjan de Haan Brief 5. Feeding the cities: food supply and distribution / Olivio Argenti Brief 6. The hidden significance of urban agriculture / Luc J.A. Mougeot Brief 7. Urbanization and the nutrition transition / Barry M. Popkin Brief 8. Urban women: balancing work and childcare / Patrice L. Engle Brief 9. Threats to urban health / Carolyn Stephens Brief 10. Programming for urban food and nutrition security / Timothy R. Frankenberger, James L. Garrett, and Jeanne Downen.

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Paper provided by International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in its series 2020 vision focus with number 3.

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Date of creation: 2000
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Handle: RePEc:fpr:2020fo:3

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Keywords: Food supply; food security; Livelihoods; Urban programming;


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  1. Ruel, Marie T. & Garrett, James L., 2004. "Features of Urban Food and Nutrition Security and Considerations for Successful Urban Programming," eJADE: electronic Journal of Agricultural and Development Economics, Food and Agriculture Organization, Agricultural and Development Economics Division, vol. 1(2).
  2. Maria Erlinda M. Mutuc & Suwen Pan & Roderick M. Rejesus, 2007. "Household vegetable demand in the Philippines: Is there an urban-rural divide?," Agribusiness, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 23(4), pages 511-527.
  3. Patrick Webb & Karin Lapping, 2002. "Are the Determinants of Malnutrition the Same as for 'Food Insecurity'? Recent Findings from 6 Developing Countries on the Interaction Between Food and Nutrition Security," Working Papers in Food Policy and Nutrition 06, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.


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