Optimal resource allocation for income and nutrition

a working paper for the Consortium for the Study of Nigerian Rural Development
  • 99 Pages
  • 4.87 MB
  • English
Michigan State University] , [East Lansing
Food supply -- Nigeria., Farm income -- Nig



Statementby Victor E. Smith.
LC ClassificationsHD2130.N5 C64 no. 11
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 99 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5020909M
LC Control Number76633440

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Strong and functional linkages between nutritional programs, nutrition-sensitive agriculture and value-chains at local and national levels, with a strong focus on sustainable systems, process and policy, can contribute to nutritionally optimal, safe, appropriate, sustainable and ethical diets in resource-limiting settings.

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