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Urban food consumption patterns in Liberia

John A. Kuehn

Urban food consumption patterns in Liberia

September 1986 survey, descriptive results

by John A. Kuehn

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Published by MidAmerica International Agricultural Consortium, Office of Executive Director, University of Missouri in Columbia, Mo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Liberia
    • Subjects:
    • Food consumption -- Liberia -- Statistics.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn A. Kuehn, Tarnue D. Koiwou, David N. Newman ; prepared for USAID/Liberia and Ministry of Agriculture, Government of Liberia, Liberia Agricultural Research and Extension II Project 669-0000-C-5085-00.
      SeriesConsultancy report ;, no. 6
      ContributionsKoiwou, Tarnue D., Newman, David N., MidAmerica International Agricultural Consortium.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9017.L7 K84 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1921000M
      LC Control Number90131860
      OCLC/WorldCa18452526

      Show more This dissertation examines food consumption patterns in the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS). The study provides detailed information on food demand parameters, which are critical to improving policymakers' ability to make sound food policy decisions. In both the rural and the urban areas, the welfare loss from. Meanwhile, the infrastructure deteriorated: Handpumps in rural areas broken down, and urban systems provided water without disinfection on an intermittent basis. The few who had access to continuous water supply received it for free and wasted it, with consumption levels of liter per capita per day, higher than in most European cities.


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