Bruce F. Johnston's research while affiliated with National Food Research Institute and other places

Publications (4)

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In considering integrated and multisectoral nutrition interventions at the village level, two general propositions should be emphasized at the outset. First, we need to recognize that in the low-income developing countries where nutritional and related health problems are most serious and intractable, the great majority of the population still live...
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The widespread and serious problems of malnutrition in developing countries are unquestionably the result of multiple causal factors. The fact that malnutrition, especially in developing countries, is to such a large extent a manifestation of poverty is sufficient to underscore the importance of multiple causation. In addition, I will be arguing th...

Citations

... How can an impoverished people remove obstacles to economic progress via new technology if the initial capital required is beyond their means? As Sandersson and Johnston (1980) put it, does Simon expect ''capital to drop like a manna from heaven whenever the labour force grows?''. Poverty aside, many social and political factors exist to prevent mutual benefit from existing technology never mind any future theoretical advances (e.g. ...