The implications of trade liberalization for diet and health: a case study from Central America

@article{Thow2009TheIO,
  title={The implications of trade liberalization for diet and health: a case study from Central America},
  author={Anne Marie T Thow and C. D. Hawkes},
  journal={Globalization and Health},
  year={2009},
  volume={5},
  pages={5 - 5}
}
BACKGROUND Central America has undergone extensive trade liberalization over the past two decades, and has recently signed a Free Trade Agreement with the United States. The region is also experiencing a dual burden of malnutrition with the growth of dietary patterns associated with the global 'nutrition transition'. This study describes the relationship between trade liberalization policies and food imports and availability, and draws implications for diet and health, using Central America as… CONTINUE READING
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