Food culture and child-feeding practices in Njombe and Mvomero districts, Tanzania

@article{Mwaseba2016FoodCA,
  title={Food culture and child-feeding practices in Njombe and Mvomero districts, Tanzania},
  author={D. Mwaseba and R. Kaarhus and Z. S. K. Mvena},
  journal={Journal of Eastern African Studies},
  year={2016},
  volume={10},
  pages={325 - 342}
}
ABSTRACT This article explores food culture and child-feeding practices, focusing on children below five years among the Bena and Luguru ethnic groups located in Njombe and Mvomero rural districts in Tanzania. In these two societies existing cultural norms, and beliefs related to child feeding focusing on breastfeeding and complementary feeding were investigated aiming at understanding how every-day practices on child feeding are socially and culturally constructed by actors including parents… Expand
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