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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 121
Published: 01 December 2020
10.1159/000507523
EISBN: 978-3-318-06698-2
... Abstract This study aims to assess the impact of future global development pathways on food and nutrition security, particularly on the composition of diets considering macronutrients. For this purpose, two alternative baseline scenarios until 2030 following the narratives of shared...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 121
Published: 01 December 2020
10.1159/000507513
EISBN: 978-3-318-06698-2
... access to and the availability of good quality seeds of farmer-preferred improved varieties, particularly to smallholder farmers, at affordable prices and at the right time to enhance crop productivity, income, and household food security, the concept of seed villages is gaining momentum. It not only...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 121
Published: 01 December 2020
10.1159/000507488
EISBN: 978-3-318-06698-2
... malnutrition rate in the countryside. On the other hand, poverty often correlates directly with the type of energy supply and food security. Energy is provided mainly by biomass through firewood, charcoal, peat, and agricultural residues, which implies further deforestation. These factors increase the pressure...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 197
Published: 08 April 2019
10.1159/000496312
EISBN: 978-3-318-06477-3
... Abstract Remote monitoring of dialysis offers significant clinical benefits to patients and healthcare providers. However, the collection, transfer, and storage of large amounts of health data involved in remote monitoring require a careful consideration of privacy and data security concerns...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 118
Published: 24 April 2018
10.1159/000484465
EISBN: 978-3-318-06253-3
... Abstract Since the World Food Summit of 1996, the world has strived to achieve sustainable food production and improved nutrition for all. However, the complexity of food and nutrition security, compounded by a growing population, depleting natural resources, changing consumption patterns...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 118
Published: 24 April 2018
10.1159/000484338
EISBN: 978-3-318-06253-3
... security. Based on the UNICEF causal framework of malnutrition, LANN+ focuses on the linkages between agriculture, water sanitation and hygiene, natural resource management, income, market, and nutrition. In Welthungerhilfe implemented programs in India, LANN+ seeks behavior change through...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 115
Published: 24 May 2016
10.1159/000442103
EISBN: 978-3-318-05685-3
... of agricultural production in addressing nutrition security, accentuated by the post-2015 sustainable development agenda, the chapter concludes by stressing the importance of private and public sector research in improving the productivity and adoption of both GM and organic crops. In addition, the chapter...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 115
Published: 24 May 2016
10.1159/000442105
EISBN: 978-3-318-05685-3
..., are the highest among all countries globally. The epidemic nature of food insecurity in India coupled with a rapid opening of the agricultural sector to foreign competition has led to a rise in rural poverty and a reduction in food security. The distribution of vastly subsidized imported food grains from...
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Series: Developments in Biologicals
Volume: 135
Published: 18 April 2013
10.1159/000265588
EISBN: 978-3-318-02366-4
.... The Agricultural Defense Branch under the Chemical and Biological Defense Division (CBD) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) supports this important mission within the United States. This article provides an overview of the Agricultural Defense Branch's...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 102
Published: 08 August 2011
10.1159/000327807
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9780-7
... and Nutrition Security and Food Safety After development of industrialization, global warming has become an ongoing and increasingly important issue for China and the rest of the world. Data from the World Data Center for Greenhouse Gases (WDCGG) showed that the highest concentration of CO 2 measured...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 102
Published: 08 August 2011
10.1159/000327823
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9780-7
... and bushfires [ 2 ] have implications for ecological stability which in turn will affect the production and distribution of food as well as the ability of populations to reside in certain areas. There are many definitions of food security but the World Food Summit of 1996 described it as the ongoing physical...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 102
Published: 08 August 2011
10.1159/000327824
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9780-7
... health, including malnutrition, foodborne and livestock-related diseases, and chronic disease, while success may support food security and health. The agriculture-health framework is comprised of the core components of the agricultural supply chain (producers, systems and outputs) and the interaction...
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Volume: 23
Published: 31 December 1974
10.1159/000286650
EISBN: 978-3-318-06166-6
... Abstract Social security has an important influence on illness behaviour. This is due to the fact that those who are somatically ill, psychosomatically disturbed or psychosocially deficient are expelled from the labour market through the ‘channel’ of the social security system and so cushioned...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 118
Published: 24 April 2018
10.1159/000484642
EISBN: 978-3-318-06253-3
... not enjoy a special legal status under international law. Nevertheless, apart from domestic law, IDPs, as civilians, are protected by international humanitarian law in situations of armed conflict and remain protected by international human rights law. Indeed, the United Nations Security Council Resolution...
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Series: Interdisciplinary Topics in Gerontology and Geriatrics
Volume: 42
Published: 29 November 2016
10.1159/000448532
EISBN: 978-3-318-05946-5
..., prevention and care; and special efforts to tailor interventions to key populations most vulnerable or stigmatized in countries will be critical. Over the last 30 years, unprecedented high-level efforts have been made to arrest the global HIV epidemic, including securing access to affordable...
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