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Hidden Hunger

Author: Aya Hirata Kimura
Publisher: [Erscheinungsort nicht ermittelbar] Cornell University Press 2013
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For decades, NGOs targeting world hunger focused on ensuring that adequate quantities of food were being sent to those in need. In the 1990s, the international food policy community turned its focus to the "hidden hunger" of micronutrient deficiencies, a problem that resulted in two scientific solutions: fortification, the addition of nutrients to processed foods, and biofortification, the modification of crops to  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Aya Hirata Kimura
ISBN: 9780801451645 0801451647 9780801467691 0801467691 9780801467684 0801467683
OCLC Number: 1135344922
Language Note: English
Reproduction Notes: Online-Ausg.
Awards: Winner of Fred Buttel Outstanding Scholarly Achievement Award (for book) 2014 (United States)
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (1 electronic resource (Seiten))
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Kimura explores the recent emphasis on micronutrients and smart foods within the international development community and, in particular, how the voices of women were silenced despite their expertise  Read more...

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""Drawing upon theoretical foundations in feminist food studies, agrofood studies, and science and technology studies, Kimura constructs a nuanced critique of the discourses and practices that Read more...

 
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