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Linking agriculture to nutrition: the evolution of policy

Linking agriculture to nutrition: the evolution of policy The purpose of this paper is to summarize the evolution of global and national policies linking agriculture to nutrition in 2010–2020, and provides insights on the recent policy trajectory in China to illustrate how individual countries are addressing agriculture and nutrition.Design/methodology/approachThe authors utilize a noncomprehensive review of gray and peer-review literature, as well as a case study approach.FindingsSelect countries have made initial strides in linking agriculture and nutrition through policy, though progress is not widespread and uneven.Practical implicationsResearchers can begin closing the existing knowledge gaps on agriculture and nutrition. Policymakers can learn from the country lessons and experiences in agriculture and nutrition policy.Originality/valueThis paper provides one of the only overviews of global policy on agriculture and nutrition during the period 2010–2020. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png China Agricultural Economic Review Emerald Publishing

Linking agriculture to nutrition: the evolution of policy

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
© Emerald Publishing Limited
ISSN
1756-137X
DOI
10.1108/caer-03-2020-0040
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Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to summarize the evolution of global and national policies linking agriculture to nutrition in 2010–2020, and provides insights on the recent policy trajectory in China to illustrate how individual countries are addressing agriculture and nutrition.Design/methodology/approachThe authors utilize a noncomprehensive review of gray and peer-review literature, as well as a case study approach.FindingsSelect countries have made initial strides in linking agriculture and nutrition through policy, though progress is not widespread and uneven.Practical implicationsResearchers can begin closing the existing knowledge gaps on agriculture and nutrition. Policymakers can learn from the country lessons and experiences in agriculture and nutrition policy.Originality/valueThis paper provides one of the only overviews of global policy on agriculture and nutrition during the period 2010–2020.

Journal

China Agricultural Economic ReviewEmerald Publishing

Published: Sep 22, 2020

Keywords: Agriculture; Nutrition; Food security; China; Policy; Malnutrition; Poverty; Developing countries; Multisectoral; Health

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