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Attacking the Double Burden of Malnutrition in Asia and the Pacific

dc.contributor.authorStuart Gillespie
dc.contributor.authorLawrence Haddad
dc.description.abstractThe concentration of malnutrition in Asia is greater than anywhere else on Earth. Seventy percent of the world's malnourished children reside in the region. Malnutrition's causes and solutions at each stage of the human life cycle are discussed in a regional study on Nutrition Trends, Policies and Strategies and synthesized in this publication. The study aims to create a better understanding of ways to improve life span, quality of life, early cognition and life-long learning, and earning capacity of individuals and nations. This publication covers under- and over-nutrition and micronutrient deficiencies in the Asian and Pacific region where most of the world's malnourished live quantifies the cost of malnutrition and the cost effectiveness and rates of return on nutrition investments defines a partnership of communities, governments, and the private sector to prevent malnutrition and promote health and productivity analyzes management and institutional support for nutrition, including capacity needs proposes a financing strategy for raising investment presents a typology of ADB developing member countries to match capacity to need
dc.publisherAsian Development Bank
dc.rightsCC BY 3.0 IGO
dc.titleAttacking the Double Burden of Malnutrition in Asia and the Pacific
dc.subject.expertSustainable agriculture
dc.subject.expertWorld Health Organization
dc.subject.expertWomen's Health Services
dc.subject.expertWomen's Health
dc.subject.expertUrban Health
dc.subject.expertNutrition and Health Care
dc.subject.adbSustainable development
dc.subject.adbUrban Population
dc.subject.adbChild Nutrition
dc.subject.adbNutrition Programs
dc.subject.adbChild Development
dc.subject.naturalFarm produce
dc.subject.naturalFood Supply
dc.subject.naturalFood industry
dc.subject.naturalState and nutrition
dc.subject.naturalNutrition and state
dc.subject.naturalFood policy
dc.subject.naturalNutrition policy
dc.title.seriesNutrition and Development
dc.title.volumeNo. 4
dc.contributor.imprintAsian Development Bank
oar.authorGillespie, Stuart
oar.authorHaddad, Lawrence

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