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Staple food consumption patterns in urban Kenya

Milu Muyanga

Staple food consumption patterns in urban Kenya

trends and policy implications

by Milu Muyanga

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Published by Tegemeo Institute of Agricultural Policy and Development in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 26).

StatementMilu Muyanga ... [et al.].
SeriesWPS -- 019/2005
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 26 p. :
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25068333M
LC Control Number2011342510

  Recent report on food production and consumption patterns in sub Saharan Africa indicated that, there has been a positive growth rate in the production and consumption of cereal, oil seeds and tubers. The report also informed that there is a shift in the production of cash crops to food crops due to increase in the incident of drought conditions.   Bartering may boost food supply for rural Kenyans with the majority of them relying on food relief. Rural and urban households are also incurring huge food bills due to high prices, says the.

Summary: As more and more people in developing countries live in cities, urban food and nutrition issues are becoming increasingly relevant and pressing. New approaches focusing on urban consumers need to be developed. The urban/rural dichotomy has to give way to strategies integrating both sectors. Damon P. Coppola, in Introduction to International Disaster Management (Third Edition), Food-for-work programs are recovery programs that provide food aid for victims in exchange for work on repair and reconstruction projects. The basic tenet of these programs is that victims are provided with a much needed resource (food) while the community directly benefits from the work they conduct.

: Food Poverty and Consumption Patterns in Kenya/Ilo (): Greer, Joel, Thorbeck, Erik: Books. population and the various factors influencing food consumption patterns. An understanding of the above aspects is critical for any business enterprise to inform the formulation of a marketing strategy. This study is an attempt to identify factors affecting food consumption patterns of three ethnic groups found the Limpopo Province.


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Staple Food Consumption Patterns in Urban Kenya: Trends and Policy Implications Article (PDF Available) January with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'. Downloadable. This study examines current consumption patterns of the main staple carbohydrate products in Nairobi -- maize, wheat, rice, and cooking bananas -- in an effort to update policy makers’ knowledge of current urban food consumption patterns.

The study also identifies the factors driving changes in the amount and form of urban maize meal consumption, in order to better understand. staple food consumption patterns. The objectives of the report are: (1) to describe staple food consumption patterns in the four cities covered in the / UCS; and (2) to discuss the.

However, a wealth of information on food consumption has been collected in the /75 Integrated Rural Survey and the Urban Food Purchasing Survey. This survey data together with other information in Kenya has been used to obtain the food consumption baskets for various income groups in rural and urban Kenya.

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BoxEldoret, Kenya. _____ Abstract The study of food consumption patterns is important in improving the welfare of the population of Kenya. The. Staple Food Consumption Patterns in Urban Zambia: Results from the / Urban Consumption Survey.

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zones are drier and less food secure, growing sorghum, tobacco, and cotton. The southwest of Tanzania produces cassava for domestic consumption and cashews for export. 2 Importance of staple foods in the diet As shown in Table 1, maize and cassava are the most important staple foods in Tanzania.

Despite improvements in child malnutrition in Kenya since the early ’s, the rate of undernourished children remains high. Nationally 35% of under 5 year olds are stunted, 16% underweight and 7% wasted [1, 2].In urban informal settlements, prevalence of stunting among under 5 year old children can be even higher, and has been reported to exceed 40% [1, 3, 4].

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The last section of the paper will address the policy implications of the observed.Health and the Environment Journal,Vol 4, No.1 1 A Comparison of Food Consumption Pattern in Rural and Urban Areas of Bangladesh between and Sadika Sa, b*, Mohd Isa Bb, Wan Abdul Manan WMb a Department of Rural Sociology, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh b Programme in Nutrition, School of Health Science, Universiti Sains Malaysia.

RESEARCH ARTICLE Open Access Cross-sectional study of drivers of animal-source food consumption in low-income urban areas of Nairobi, Kenya Laura Cornelsen1,2*, Pablo Alarcon2,3, Barbara Häsler2,3, Djesika D. Amendah4, Elaine Ferguson1, Eric M. Fèvre5,6, Delia Grace6, Paula Dominguez-Salas2,3,6† and Jonathan Rushton2,3† Abstract.