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close this book4th Report on the World Nutrition Situation - Nutrition throughout the Life Cycle (ACC/SCN, 2000, 138 p.)
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View the documentADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEE ON COORDINATION/SUB-COMMITTEE ON NUTRITION - (ACC/SCN) THE UN SYSTEM’S FORUM FOR NUTRITION
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Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 1: NUTRITION THROUGHOUT THE LIFE CYCLE
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Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 3: BREASTFEEDING AND COMPLEMENTARY FEEDING
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Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 5: NUTRITION OF REFUGEES AND DISPLACED POPULATIONS
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

The Fourth Report would not have been possible without the intellectual advice and valuable contributions of a large number of colleagues. The broad base of collaboration reflects the breadth of the nutrition field itself. The ACC/SCN Secretariat and the IFPRI team express their gratitude to all the external contributors listed on the previous page.

The ACC/SCN Secretariat and the IFPRI team also extend thanks to all those who generously devoted time and energy to reviewing various sections of the Fourth Report on the World Nutrition Situation at different stages of its preparation. Thanks in particular to:

James AkrWHO), Harold Alderman (World Bank), Helen Armstrong (UNICEF), Ken Bailey (WHO), George Beaton (GHB Consulting), Krishna Belbase (UNICEF), Rita Bhatia (UNHCR), Bodil Blaker (Norway), Monika Bler (WHO), Lynn Brown (World Bank), Anne Callanan (WFP), Rolf Carriere (World Bank), David Clark (UNICEF), William Clay (FAO), Sadia Chowdhury (World Bank), Tim Cole (Institute of Child Health, University College, London), Joanne Csete (UNICEF), Bruno de Benoist (WHO), Mercedes de Onis (WHO), Nita Dalmiya (UNICEF), Ian Darnton-Hill (HKI), Frans Delange (ICCIDD), Lindsay Edouard (UNFPA), Wilma Freire (PAHO), Gary Gardner (Worldwatch Institute), Rae Galloway (World Bank), Yvonne Grellety (UNICEF), Rainer Gross (GTZ), Brian Halweil (Worldwatch Institute), David Hotchkiss (Tulane University), Suraiya Ismail (LSHTM, UK), Marion Kelly (DFID, UK), Wijnand Klaver (the Netherlands), Elly Leemhuis-de Regt (the Netherlands), Lida LhotskUNICEF), Yun Ling (WHO), Barbara MacDonald (CIDA), John Mason (Tulane University), Thomas Marchione (USAID), Milla McLachlan (World Bank), Nancy Mock (Tulane University), Chizuru Nishida (WHO), David Pelletier (Cornell University), Barry Popkin (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Zita Weise Prinzo (WHO), Aileen Robertson (WHO/EURO), Sherman Robinson (IFPRI), Randa Saadeh (WHO), Werner Schultink (UNICEF), Roger Shrimpton (UNICEF), Mike Toole (Macfarlane Burnet Centre for Medical Research), Ricardo Uauy (University of Chile), Barbara Underwood (IUNS/IOM), Marianne van Dorp (the Netherlands), Marti van Liere (the Netherlands), Jane Wallace (WHO), Tessa Wardlaw (UNICEF), and Helen Young (Feinstein International Famine Center, Tufts University).

The ACC/SCN Secretariat has enjoyed a successful partnership with IFPRI in the preparation of this Fourth Report on the World Nutrition Situation over the past 18 months. We are most grateful to Lawrence Haddad, director of IFPRI’s Food Consumption and Nutrition Division, for dedicating his time as well as IFPRI’s resources and expertise to the project. Special thanks go to Rafael Flores, who during the preparation of this report worked as ACC/SCN-IFPRI research fellow, helping to broaden participation in the report. Other IFPRI staff were also instrumental in producing the report. Our thanks go to Evelyn Banda, Corinne de Gracia, Heidi Fritschel, Stuart Gillespie, Bonnie McClafferty, Lucy McCoy, Uday Mohan, and Jay Willis.

The ACC/SCN Secretariat wishes to thank and most gratefully acknowledges funding assistance from:

· CIDA (Canadian International Development Agency)
· IDRC (International Development Research Centre, Canada)
· IFPRI (International Food Policy Research Institute)
· Norway (Royal Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
· The Netherlands (Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
· SIDA (Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency)
· UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund)
· USAID (United States Agency for International Development/Human Nutrition Institute, International Life Sciences Institute)

Without the ongoing financial support of these generous donors, the production of this Fourth Report on the World Nutrition Situation would not have been possible.