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The Transport of Livestock, Livestock Products and Feed in Indonesia

By: Argono R. Setioko

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Livestock in Indonesia is very much a part of the farming system, and in some provinces livestock-based agribusiness enterprises contribute significantly to the provincial economy. Improved income levels and changing food habits are driving an increasing demand for livestock products. Future demand for livestock products must be supplied through either domestic production or imports. Smallholders? production alone cannot be expected to meet demand, and alternati...

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Micro- and Macroevidence on the Impact of Undernourishment

By: Sumiter S. Broca

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: This paper presents arguments in favour of a focus on fighting hunger as a complement to fighting poverty. Hunger is a violation of a basic human right, and also imposes significant economic costs on society. Hence its reduction and ultimate eradication are the most urgent tasks facing national governments, civil society and the international community.

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Manual of Fisheries Sampling Surveys: Methodologies for Estimation...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Indicators are data or combination of data collected and processed for a clearly defined analytical or policy purpose. That purpose should be explicitly specified and taken into account when interpreting the value of an indicator. Fisheries indicators should provide practical and cost-effective means for the evaluation of the state and the development of fisheries systems and the effects that policy changes have on those systems. The importance attached to socio...

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Chapter 2 Food-Based Approaches to Meeting Vitamin and Mineral Needs

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Dietary patterns have varied over time depending on the agricultural practices and the climatic, ecologic, cultural, and socio-economic factors, which determine available foods. At present, virtually all dietary patterns adequately satisfy or even exceed the nutritional needs of population groups. This is true except where socio-economic conditions limit the capacity to produce and purchase food or aberrant cultural practices restrict the choice of foods. It is ...

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Region 1: Brazil and Venezuela

By: C. A. Sobreira Rocha

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Spiny lobster catch and effort statistics are collected by the Instituto Brasileiro de Meio Ambiente (IBAMA) through two sources: the landings control system and the log-book system. The landings control system is used to collect catch and effort data from artisanal and semi-industrial fleets. The system covers all the fisheries in selected landing places within a region and maintains a monthly register of all boats and vessels that operate in the entire region....

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