Preliminary studies on some aspects of Kikuyu food habits

TitlePreliminary studies on some aspects of Kikuyu food habits
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1980
AuthorsJ.C. Hoorweg, and R. Niemeijer
Secondary TitleEcology of food and nutrition
Pagination139 - 150
Date Published1980///
PublisherGordon and Breach Science Publishers
Place PublishedLondon [etc.]
Publication Languageeng
Keywordschildren, food, Kenya, Kikuyu, Rural

Description of a research project. The studies cover general aspects of Kikuyu food habits such as foods presently in use, the classification of foods and food preferences for children. The emphasises is on the methods employed in these studies which can also be used elsewhere to obtain information vital to the evaluation and planning of child nutrition programmes. A discussion on foods used by the Kikuyu in the rural areas is accompanied by a list of food names in the vernacular


Bibliogr.: p. 149-150. - Met noten - Overdr. uit: Ecology of food and nutrition ; vol. 9, 1980, p. 139-150

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