Challenges to meet: food and nutrition security in the new millennium.

@article{Lipton2001ChallengesTM,
  title={Challenges to meet: food and nutrition security in the new millennium.},
  author={Michael Lipton},
  journal={The Proceedings of the Nutrition Society},
  year={2001},
  volume={60 2},
  pages={
          203-14
        }
}
Before about 1750 there was no substantial secular fall in protein-energy malnutrition (PEM) over large areas, nor reason to expect it. We have since learned that sufficient economic advance (poverty reduction) plus scientific advance (in medicine and food production) are achievable to eliminate mass PEM. The two advances are linked via increased demand for labour, and hence wages and employment, for those formerly too poor to afford adequate food. The extra employment income arises first from… CONTINUE READING

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