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CAB Reviews

A reviews journal covering agriculture, global health, nutrition, natural resources and veterinary science

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Many studies on nutrition that include gender do not take it further than observing male-female differences. In this review, I use the concept in the sociological sense and I conceptualize nutrition as embedded in household food security and pertaining to (gendered) performances that require...

Author(s)
Niehof, A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 023, pp 1-10

In Nigeria, 19.9 million girls and women aged between 15 and 49 years underwent female genital mutilation (FGM) between 2004 and 2015, making it a red-flag nation in terms of the practice. The paper notes the issues of bodily, medical, sexual and psychological harm and disability associated with...

Author(s)
Owojuyigbe, M. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 014, pp 1-7

Women have played an integral role in agricultural production for centuries. This article reviews multiple perspectives on women's involvement in US agricultural production, including economics, rural sociology, geography, gender ethnography and similarly related fields. We focus on studies...

Author(s)
Lange, K.; Rachna Tewari; Zivkovic, S.; McCallister, D.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 025, pp 1-9
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The paper reviews the evidence of agriculture-nutrition linkages with particular reference to South Asia from studies published during the period 2012-2018. South Asia houses the largest population of undernourished people in the world and a majority of the population in the region is dependent on...

Author(s)
Bhavani, R. V.; Priya Rampal
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 046, pp 1-18

The gendered nature of local agroecological knowledge remains poorly recognized. Gender biases in research and practice result in policies, programmes and interventions that are based on an incomplete understanding of local knowledge systems, and particularly of women's knowledge. This review of...

Author(s)
Elias, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 040, pp 1-16

Family poultry production, which encompasses both extensive and small-scale intensive management systems, is practiced by many households in low-income food-deficit countries. Despite low production levels and potentially high losses due to disease, predation and theft, scavenging systems offer the ...

Author(s)
Bruyn, J. de; Wong, J.; Bagnol, B.; Pengelly, B.; Alders, R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 013, pp 1-9

Maternal mortality has declined over the last 20 years. Specific technical interventions are known to work in reducing maternal mortality, but it is likely that improvements in development across all the Millennium Development Goals have played a part. Better understanding of how these...

Author(s)
Hussein, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2012, 7, 064, pp 1-3

The use of animals in research dates back many centuries. Using animals as a model to advance human health is critical, and an important aspect of that is choosing the right animal model. In utilizing animals for research, not only do we advance our understanding of fundamental biology and...

Author(s)
Komar, C. M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2007, 2, 025, pp 7 pp.

The B vitamin, folate, functions as a coenzyme in single-carbon transfer reactions. Dietary sources include a family of derivatives found naturally in foods and the synthetic form (folic acid) used in fortified foods and dietary supplements. The role of folate in treating and preventing the...

Author(s)
Picciano, M. F.; Yetley, E. A.; Coates, P. M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2007, 2, 018, pp 18 pp.

Abstracts of 19 papers presented at the conference are provided. The titles of the papers are as follows: Pharmacovigilance of herbal medicinal products (Barnes, J.); The use of bromelain (a food supplement) for the treatment of chronic knee caused by osteoarthritis of the knee. A randomized,...

Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Review of Aromatic and Medicinal Plants, 2003, 9, 3, pp 1R-16R

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