The role of forests and trees to help sustainably feed the growing population is hampered by cultural factors and limited data, among other issues, according to a recent paper co-authored by Bioversity scientists and partners and highlighted by Thomson Reuters.
"Promoting behavioural change to encourage the consumption of foods often considered inferior remains a big challenge,” says Barbara Vinceti, Bioversity International scientist and lead author of the paper.
Read the Thomson Reuters article:
Cultural constraints, dearth of data limit forests role in food security
Download the paper:
The contribution of forests and trees to sustainable diets
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