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Child Growth and Nutrition in Developing Countries

Priorities for Action

Edited by: Per Pinstrup-Andersen, David Pelletier and Harold Alderman

What can be done for the estimated 190 million of the world's children under age five who are chronically undernourished? This book presents a broad, multidisciplinary approach to eliminating child malnutrition in developing countries.

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Per Pinstrup-Andersen is the H. E. Babcock Professor of Food, Nutrition, and Public Policy, the J. Thomas Clark Professor of Entrepreneurship, and Professor of Applied Economics at Cornell University and Professor of Agricultural Economics at Copenhagen University. He is the 2001 World Food Prize Laureate. His more than 400 publications include the coauthorship of Seeds of Contention.PelletierDavid:

David Pelletier is Associate Professor of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell University.AldermanHarold:

Harold Alderman is an economics researcher at the World Bank.

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