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Are determinants of rural and urban food security and nutritional status different
Undernutrition of children 0-60 months old in Mozambique is much higher in rural than in urban areas. Food security is about the same, although substantial regional differences exist. Given these… Expand
Stunted Child–Overweight Mother Pairs: Prevalence and Association with Economic Development and Urbanization
This paper explores the prevalence of the coexistence of a stunted child and an overweight mother in the same household (SCOWT), a somewhat paradoxical phenomenon when found in the developing world.… Expand
The food price crisis and urban food (in)security
Both national and international policy responses to the rapid food price increases in 2007 and the first half of 2008 did little to address the very serious impacts on low-income urban dwellers. The… Expand
The food, fuel, and financial crises affect the urban and rural poor disproportionately: a review of the evidence.
The vulnerability of the urban poor to the recent food and fuel price crisis has been widely acknowledged. The unfolding global financial crisis, which brings higher unemployment and underemployment,… Expand
STUNTED CHILD - OVERWEIGHT MOTHER PAIRS: AN EMERGING POLICY CONCERN?
Objective: This paper explores the global prevalence of an emerging phenomenonthe coexistence of a stunted child and an overweight mother in the same household. It also tests whether this phenomenon… Expand
URBAN CHALLENGES TO FOOD AND NUTRITION SECURITY: A REVIEW OF FOOD SECURITY, HEALTH, AND CAREGIVING IN THE CITIES
No developing country can afford to ignore the shift in the locus of poverty, food insecurity, and malnutrition from rural to urban areas it is now experiencing. This review of recent literature… Expand
Achieving urban food and nutrition security in the developing world
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 /… Expand
The coexistence of child undernutrition and maternal overweight: prevalence, hypotheses, and programme and policy implications.
The purpose of this paper is to document the prevalence of the phenomenon of the coexistence of a stunted child and an overweight mother (SCOWT) in the same household in low- and middle-income… Expand
Working multisectorally in nutrition: principles, practices and case studies.
Improving nutrition in developing nations is likely to require a multisectoral approach that involves a variety of ministries and organizations addressing particular aspects of the problem. Despite… Expand
Features of Urban Food and Nutrition Security and Considerations for Successful Urban Programming
In this paper we discuss the wide disparities that exist in childhood malnutrition, food insecurity and livelihoods within urban areas which, when combined with the mobility of urban residents, add… Expand