Undernutrition in Nigeria: dimension, causes and remedies for alleviation in a changing socio-economic environment.

@article{Igbedioh1993UndernutritionIN,
  title={Undernutrition in Nigeria: dimension, causes and remedies for alleviation in a changing socio-economic environment.},
  author={S O Igbedioh},
  journal={Nutrition and health},
  year={1993},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={1-14}
}
Undernutrition in Nigeria is a long standing problem which has persisted since the 1960s and whose magnitude is on the increase. This is because food consumption, both in quality and quantity, has decreased appreciably, especially with the commencement of the structural adjustment programme (SAP) in 1986. Available studies from limited data have indicated that the introduction of economic reforms more than anything else has contributed to reduced food intake and the near collapse of nutrition… CONTINUE READING
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