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Human nutrition in tropical Africa

Michael C. Latham

Human nutrition in tropical Africa

a textbook for health workers, with special reference to community health problems in East Africa.

by Michael C. Latham

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Published by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Diet -- Africa.,
    • Nutrition.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, UNICEF, World Health Organization
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTX360.A28 L38
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 268 p.
      Number of Pages268
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5977514M
      LC Control Number66004409
      OCLC/WorldCa982239

      Most tropical rain forests are located in the Amazon basin of South America, in central Africa, and in Southeast Asia. All these areas are looking for advantages and opportunities to boost their economies; unfortunately, they often target their tropical rain forests as a revenue source. 1 Deforestation: Causes, Effects and Control Strategies Sumit Chakravarty 1, S. K. Ghosh 2, C. P. Suresh 2, A. N. Dey 1 and Gopal Shukla 3 1Department of Forestry 2Pomology & Post Harvest Technology, Faculty of Horticulture Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Pundibari 3ICAR Research Complex for Eastern Region, Research Center, Plandu Ranchi India 1. IntroductFile Size: KB.


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