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    • Urban and peri-urban food and nutrition action plan : elements for community action to promote social cohesion and reduce inequalities through local production for local consumption 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‎EUR/01/5026040, 2001)‎
      The overall objective of the Urban and Peri-Urban Food and Nutrition Action Plan is to promote health and quality of life through an integrated, comprehensive food and nutrition policy, in local communities. The benefits of increasing the amount and distribution of locally grown food, especially vegetables and fruit include: environmental; social; and direct and indirect economic benefits in addition to health benefits. The Action Plan is written for everyone, from the local/municipal authorities through to the community itself, interested in ...
    • Urban food and nutrition security : participatory approaches for community nutrition / prepared by Robert M. Pederson 

      Pederson, Robert M; World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‎EUR/01/5026040, 2001)‎
      Urban Food and Nutrition security is a growing concern in Europe. Rapid urbanization creates new demands for food and nutrition, especial in low- and middle-income countries. This poses new challenges to food and nutrition intervention programmes. The rapid process of urbanization has led to the so-called double burden of nutrition, a situation where nutritional deficiencies exist side by side with the emergence of over nutrition among vulnerable groups in urban areas. This paper examines the applicability of participatory approaches as a tool ...
    • WHO Regional Nutrition Programme Advisory Group : report on a WHO meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark 26 August 1998 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‎EUR/ICP/LVNG 01 02 03, 1998)‎
      The Advisory Group last met in 1995. As several major changes had occurred during 199661997, the Group was reconvened to review the work, priorities and future plans of the nutrition programme of the Regional Office. Five of the WHO collaborating centres for nutrition were represented at the meeting. The other participants comprised two temporary advisers with expertise in nutrition policy, two staff members from the Nutrition unit at WHO headquarters and eight staff members from the Regional Office. Detailed comments, advice and recommendations ...