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Notas sobre a questão alimentar no Brasil


  • Luiza de Marilac de Souza

    (Fundação João Pinheiro)

  • Roberto Nascimento Rodrigues


  • Carla Jorge Machado



This note presents a brief historical review of the food issue in Brazil, in order to allow understanding how the initial process of food production, regional differences and the development of public policies for the food supply contributed to the current food situation in Brazil. Major research findings that addressed the topic are highlighted. Data revealed improvements in indicators of malnutrition.

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  • Luiza de Marilac de Souza & Roberto Nascimento Rodrigues & Carla Jorge Machado, 2009. "Notas sobre a questão alimentar no Brasil," Textos para Discussão Cedeplar-UFMG td365, Cedeplar, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais.
  • Handle: RePEc:cdp:texdis:td365

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    1. Bernardes, Americo Tristao & Albuquerque, Eduardo da Motta e, 2003. "Cross-over, thresholds, and interactions between science and technology: lessons for less-developed countries," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 32(5), pages 865-885, May.
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    JEL classification:

    • J18 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Public Policy
    • J17 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Value of Life; Foregone Income
    • N96 - Economic History - - Regional and Urban History - - - Latin America; Caribbean

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