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Cultural constraints, dearth of data limit forests role in food security

Photo credit: CIFOR/Yayan Indriatmoko
Photo credit: CIFOR/Yayan Indriatmoko

The contribution of forests and trees to 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, highlighted by Thomson Reuters.

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

Photo credit: CIFOR/Yayan Indriatmoko

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