Improving Nutrition as a Development Priority Addressing Undernutrition in National Policy Processes in Sub-Saharan Africa

@inproceedings{Benson2008ImprovingNA,
  title={Improving Nutrition as a Development Priority Addressing Undernutrition in National Policy Processes in Sub-Saharan Africa},
  author={Todd R. Benson},
  year={2008}
}
Undernutrition remains one of Sub-Saharan Africa’s fundamental challenges for improved human welfare and economic growth, and a strong case can be made that governments should make substantial investments in efforts to reduce undernutrition among their citizens. Yet in most nations in Sub-Saharan Africa, a high prevalence of undernutrition in the population is not seen as anomalous and indicative of the government’s inability to fulfill its duties to its citizens. There is no drama associated… CONTINUE READING
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