Food access and nutrition linkages: policy issues and programme options in Zimbabwe
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The paper discusses the nature and extent of the nutrition problems facing Zimbabwe. It outlines the major causes of protein energy malnutrition, discusses current strategies to redress the situation, focusses some attention on the agricultural sector and suggests areas for possible policy review. Finally, the paper proposes a food security research agenda to increase further the current knowledge and understanding of the paradox of household food insecurity in spite of national bumper harvests and overflowing grain silos in Zimbabwe.