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The food paths

Felicity Savage King and Ann Burgess

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

Second edition

Published in print January 1993 | ISBN: 9780192622334
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191723643 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622334.003.0023
The food paths

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This chapter discusses food paths. Food paths are the ‘paths’ travelled foods from the places they are produced to the people who eat them. Topics covered include factors that alter the amounts of food travelling along food paths, different stages of the food path, obstacles to food production by family farmers, increasing food production, and helping people buy enough food.

Keywords: food; nutrition; food supply; food travelling; food production

Chapter.  7944 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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