Annual Report of the Caribbean Food and Nutrition, 2008
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As the year 2008 ended, the world moved from the crisis of high food prices towards another crisis, equally profound, of a global economic recession. These successive crises could have major inter-generational effects on the nutrition of children if not mitigated. Lessons learned from preserving nutrition during one crisis, could be invaluable for those which inevitably will follow. Let us use the responses to these crises wisely. Dr. Fitzroy Henry (Director, CFNI)
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