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close this bookOvercoming Child Malnutrition in Developing Countries - Past Achievements and Future Choices. 2020 vision for Food, Agriculture, and the Environment. Discussion paper 30 (IFPRI, 2000, 73 p.)
View the document(introduction...)
View the documentForeword
View the documentAcknowledgments
View the document1. Exploring the Causes of Malnutrition
View the document2. Determinants of the Nutritional Status of Children
View the document3. Data and Methods
View the document4. New Evidence from Cross-Country Data, 1970-95
View the document5. How Has Child Malnutrition Been Reduced in the Past?: A Retrospective
View the document6. Projections of Child Malnutrition in the Year 2020
View the document7. Priorities for the Future
View the document8. Conclusions
View the documentAppendix: Cross-Country Studies: Methodological Issues and Past Findings
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We would like to thank the following for their useful comments and suggestions: Gaurav Datt, Timothy Frankenberger, John Hoddinott, Mylene Kherallah, John Maluccio, Rajul Pandya-Lorch, Per Pinstrup-Andersen, Agnes Quisumbing, Emmanuel Skoufias, Alison Slack, and the participants of seminars given at IFPRI, the Department of International Health at Emory University, and the 1999 annual meeting of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. We also appreciate the helpful and stimulating comments of the external and internal reviewers of this discussion paper and the reviewers of the companion IFPRI research report Explaining Child Malnutrition in Developing Countries: A Cross-Country Analysis. These persons are not responsible for any remaining errors.