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Nutrition Transition and Agricultural Transformation in the 21st century: A Preston Curve Approach

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Synopsis: This seminar concerns changes in agriculture, nutrition & food systems observed across countries in the 1990s & the 2000s, extending the approach pioneered by Samuel Preston to distinguish between predictable transitions linked to nat'l income growth & shifts driven by new technology/institutions.
Start Time: Wednesday, October 28, 2015 2:30 PM
End Time: Wednesday, October 28, 2015 3:30 PM
Location: New Jersey Institute For Food, Nutrition And Health(Ifnh)
Address: 61 Dudley Road
Campus: George H. Cook
Room: 205
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: N/A
Speaker: William A. Masters, PhD, Professor, Friedman School of Nutrition, Science & Policy, Tufts University
Sponsor: The Department of Nutritional Sciences and The Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics
Category: Talk, Lecture, Seminar
Web Site: http://nutrition.rutgers.edu
Contact Name: Laura Amador
Contact Email: amador@aesop.rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (848) 932-5425
Target Audience: Current Students,  Undergraduate Students,  Graduate Students,  Faculty,  Staff