Publications

Publications

Cortbaoui, P. and M. Ngadi. 2018. Optimization of postharvest handling process of eggplant using the Taguchi technique. Food Science and Quality Management, IISTE, Vol. 75: 15-23.

Cortbaoui, P. and M. Ngadi. 2018. Quantifying Quality Changes in Dark Purple Eggplant as Affected by Fluctuating Storage Conditions and Wrapping Materials. Journal of Postharvest Technology, Vol. 6, (3): 001-017.

Cortbaoui, P. and M. Ngadi. 2018. Influence of Fluctuating Environmental Factors on Phytochemical Changes in Eggplant and Cucumber During Postharvest Storage. Journal of Postharvest Technology, Vol. 6, (3): 018-030.

Muzi Na M, Meghan Miller M, Ballard T, Mitchell DC, Yuen Wai HungY, Melgar-Quiñonez H. 2018.Does social support modify the relationship between food insecurity and poor mental health? Evidence from 39 Sub-Saharan African countries. Accepted for publication at Public Health Nutrition

Garzón-Orjuela N, Melgar-Quiñónez H, Eslava-Schmalbach J. 2018. Food Insecurity Experience Scale (FIES) in Colombia, Guatemala, and México. Salud Publica Mex. 60:510-519. https://doi.org/10.21149/9051

Malard J, Dallmann D, Bui A, Yin L, García-Winder M, Monardes H, Melgar-Quiñonez H. 2018. Impact of livestock diversity on food security of smallholder farmers in Guatemala. UTOPIA

Boateng GO, Neilands TB, Frongillo EA, Melgar-Quiñonez HR, Young SL. 2018. Best Practices for Developing and Validating Scales for Health, Social, and Behavioral Research: A Primer. Front. Public Health 6:149. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2018.00149

Ahmadi D,Amarnani E, Sen A, Ebadi N, Cortbaoui P, Melgar-Quiñonez H. 2018. Determinants of child anthropometric indicators in Ethiopia. BMC Public Health 201818:626. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-018-5541-3

Drewnowski A and the Ecosystem Inception Team [A, Havelaar A, Sere C, de Fraiture C, Mitloehner F, Steinfeld H, Melgar-Quinonez H, Ingram J, Heller M, van’t Veer P, Clemens R, Fan S, Marsden T, Griffin T]. 2018. The Chicago Consensus on Sustainable Food Systems Science. Frontiers in Nutrition 4:74 doi:10.3389/fnut.2017.00074.

Ahmadi D, Cortbaoui P, Melgar-Quiñonez H. 2018. Canadians’ Family Meal Status: A Comparison between Anglophones and Francophones. World Journal of Social Science Research; 5(1):28-43. doi:10.22158/wjssr.v5n1p28

Gil BE, Melgar-Quiñonez H, Álvarez MC, Estrada-Restrepo A. 2017. Diferencias en el gasto alimentario según características socioeconómicas y de seguridad alimentaria y nutricional en hogares de Medellín [Differences in Food Expenditure According to Socioeconomic Characteristics and Households Food Security in Medellin]. Perspect Nutr Humana19:15-25. DOI: 10.17533/udea. penh.v19n1a02 (Colombia).

Melgar-Quiñonez H. 2017. A 10 años del lanzamiento de la Escala Latinoamericana y Caribeña de Seguridad Alimentaria (ELCSA) en Antioquia [Ten years after the launch of the Latin American and Caribbean Food Security Scale (ELCSA) in Antioquia]. Editorial by invitation of the Journal Perspect Nutr Humana 19(1). DOI: 10.17533/udea.penh.v19n1a01 (Colombia).

Ahmadi D, Sinclair K, Melgar-Quiñonez H, Cortbaoui P. 2017. Water access, women’s empowerment, sanitation and children’s anthropometric status: a study of Ethiopian mothers with children under five. Ninth International Conference on Sustainable Water Resources Management. WIT Transactions on Ecology and The Environment, Vol 220:163-174. C. A. Brebbia and Z. Boukalova. WIT Press, Southhampton, UK.

Malard JJ, Inam A, Hassanzadeh E, Adamowski J, Tuy HA, Melgar-Quiñonez H. 2017. Development of a software tool for rapid, reproducible, and stakeholder-friendly dynamic coupling of system dynamics and physically-based models. Environmental Modelling and Software. 96:410-420. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2017.06.053

Ahmadigheidari, Davod, Kate Sinclair, Tasnim Abdi, Narges Ebadi, Patrick Cortbaoui, and Hugo Melgar-Quiñonez. 2017. The Economic Condition and Food Security Status: The Study of European Countries on 2015. Food Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 8 (1): 9-22. doi:10.18848/2160-1933/CGP/v08i01/9-22.

Ahmadi D, Melgar-Quiñonez H. 2017. Major References for Learning About Healthy Eating: Differences Between Canadian Anglophone and Francophone Men and Women. SAGE Open, April-June: 1–10 DOI: 10.1177/2158244017707992.

Cortbaoui, P. and M. Ngadi. 2016. Characterization of postharvest practices and losses of fresh produce along the Caribbean supply chain: Guyana and St. Kitts-Nevis. Journal of Postharvest Technology, Vol. 4: 16-25.

Cortbaoui, P. and M. Ngadi. 2015. A new method to quantify postharvest quality loss of cucumber using the Taguchi approach. Food Science and Quality Management, IISTE, Vol. 44: 13-22.

Cafiero C, Melgar-Quiñonez HR, Ballard TJ, Kepple AW. 2014. Validity and reliability of food security measures. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2014 Dec;1331:230-48. doi: 10.1111/nyas.12594. Epub 2014 Nov 18.

Isaac, W. A., G. Eudoxie, P. Cortbaoui and S. Borucki. 2014. Caribbean health: Diversity in local food production to combat obesity. Canada’s International Research Centre (Policy Briefing).

Isaac, W. A., G. Eudoxie, P. Cortbaoui, W. Ganpat and S. Borucki. 2014. Agricultural technologies bring healthy diversity to school meals. Canada’s International Research Centre (Story of Change).

Morales-Ruán MdelC, Méndez-Gómez Humarán I, Shamah-Levy T, Valderrama-Álvarez Z, Melgar-Quiñónez H. Food insecurity is associated with obesity in adult women of Mexico. Salud Publica Mex. 2014;56 Suppl 1:s54-61.

Nejdawi, R., P. Cortbaoui and C. Hebting. 2014. Green agricultural value chains for improved livelihood in the Arab region. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH/Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and Sustainable Development and Productivity Division (SDPD) of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), United Nations, New York (Technical Report).

Villagómez-Ornelas P, Hernández-López P, Carrasco-Enríquez B, Barrios-Sánchez K, Pérez-Escamilla R, Melgar-Quiñónez H. 2014. Statistical validity of the Mexican Food Security Scale and the Latin American and Caribbean Food Security Scale. Salud Publica Mex. 2014;56 Suppl 1:s5-s11.

Vega-Macedo M, Shamah-Levy T, Peinador-Roldán R, Méndez-Gómez Humarán I, Melgar-Quiñónez H. 2014. Food insecurity and variety of food in Mexican households with children under five years. Salud Publica Mex. 2014;56 Suppl 1:s21-30.

Ana MariaSegall-Correa, LetíciaMarin-León, HugoMelgar-Quiñonez, RafaelPérez-Escamilla. 2014. Refinement of the Brazilian Household Food Insecurity Measurement Scale: Recommendation for a 14-item EBIA. Rev. Nutr.vol.27no.2CampinasMar./Apr.2014.