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Erin Tace-Nelson ;Agricultura, Sociedad y Desarrollo 2014, 11 2

Author: Juan F. Nuñez-Espinoza

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Agricultura, Sociedad y Desarrollo ISSN: 1870-5472 asyd@colpos.mx Colegio de Postgraduados México Nuñez-Espinoza, Juan F.; Tace-Nelson, Erin NUTRITION AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT POLICY IN LATIN AMERICA: THE HUMAN NUTRITION INITIATIVE NETWORK Agricultura, Sociedad y Desarrollo, vol.
11, núm.
2, abril-junio, 2014, pp.
125-151 Colegio de Postgraduados Texcoco, Estado de México, México Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=360533099001 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative NUTRITION AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT POLICY IN LATIN AMERICA: THE HUMAN NUTRITION INITIATIVE NETWORK POLÍTICAS DE NUTRICIÓN Y DESARROLLO RURAL EN LATINOAMÉRICA.
LA RED DE INICIATIVA DE NUTRICIÓN HUMANA Juan F.
Nuñez-Espinoza1*, Erin Tace-Nelson2 Colegio de Postgraduados.
Carretera federal México-Texcoco, km 36.5.
Montecillo, Estado de México.
56230.
(nunezej@colpos.mx) 2Universidad de Guelph.
Ontario Canada.
50 Stone Road East.
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1.
Canada.
(erintace@gmail.com) 1 Abstract Resumen In Latin America, rural communities are increasingly suffering health problems related to both food insecurity and non-nutritious diets.
In the face of insufficient government action, non-state actors have, in many cases, taken the lead in addressing this issue; however, their work is deeply intertwined with the policy contexts in which they operate. Using a comparative case study approach, this paper argues that a policy context that moves beyond a food aid approach, limiting free trade and promoting small-scale sustainable food production, can be effective at tackling nutrition issues, in part because of the synergies created with non-state organizations.
The paper also highlights the importance of networking as a means of rebuilding the...





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