It’s not that people in poorer countries want to eat unhealthily - but cost is a huge factor.
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The fact that relative food prices differ so markedly and so systematically provides a very strong rationale for nutrition-focused food policies.
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Foraging is a crucial part of many diets and should not be discouraged.
Through grassroots movements like La Via Campesina, farmers around the world are working to reassert the rights of local food producers.
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If the food movement's goal is to reclaim a corporatised food system by 'rebuilding the public sphere from the ground up', what does this look like?
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Many will switch to less healthy diets as imported food becomes more expensive, says new research.
Technology can be used to help farmers produce good crops.
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Food systems must be transformed to produce more nutritious food with a lower environmental footprint.
Wild foods at the edge of this field in Burkina Faso are just as important for household nutrition.
Foraging and gathering food can play a huge role in feeding people.
Multiple reports have convincingly demonstrated that agroecology is the most promising pathway to sustainable food systems on all continents. But governments aren't doing enough to support it.
Bustling scene at a market in Antananarivo, Madagascar.
Global food system issues can be traced to colonial history. It's time food production became more sustainable so that it meets the needs of people - equally.
A staple daily diet for millions of South Africans is this traditional porridge, known as “pap”, made from mielie-meal (ground maize).
Food insecurity is not only a cause of bad food choices, it is a result of the economics and geographies of the food system.
As a foodie, but also a vegetarian, I am always seeking alternative food systems that are healthy, farmer-friendly, community-focused, and easy to use —attributes that also make food systems sustainable…