RECLAIMING NUTRITION

RECLAIMING NUTRITION

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20 December 2014

Farming Matters |30.4 |December 2014

Nutrition has become one of the buzz words of the year, like resilience, and landscapes. What they have in common is that they refer to complex situations, where economic and political forces override the needs and aspirations of rural and urban communities. However, the nutrition challenge remains clear, with a billion hungry people on this planet and another two billion overweight.

This issue includes examples of ‘how’, by regenerating food cultures and traditional farming methods, and calling for a rights-based approach to food and nutrition. We see in these stories, a move away from monocultures and towards multifunctional, climate resilient agroecological systems. 

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