Health, Food, and Nutrition in Third World Development – Pradip K. Ghosh

Health, Food, and Nutrition in Third World Development

The development of effective health, food, and nutrition policies are essential to the rapid economic and social development of Third World countries. The essays in this volume cover basic issues such as development of the food supply, health care programs, the human environment, nutrition and malnutrition, the politics of food scarcity, and the impact of health and nutrition on the economy.

Author: Pradip K. Ghosh
ISBN: 9780313241420
Pages: 617 pages
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