Food Value Chain Transformations in Developing Countries: Selected Hypotheses on Nutritional Implications
The authors propose a framework to describe and address how transformation of food value chains (FVCs) can influence the triple malnutrition burden of undernourishment, micronutrient deficiencies, and over-nutrition in developing countries. They establish an FVC typology (modern, traditional, modern-to-traditional, and traditional-to-modern) and propose relationships between each FVC category and elements of the triple malnutrition burden. Among other insights, they conclude that Modern FVCs may increase over-nutrition problems while alleviating micronutrient deficiencies for urban people with relatively high incomes.
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