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Mainstreaming biodiversity and nutrition in Brazil

Fruit diversity in Mercado municipal, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Credit: jACK TWO/Flickr

As Brazil revises its national biodiversity and action plan, a global initiative of the Global Environment Facility led by Brazil, Kenya, Sri Lanka and Turkey and coordinated by Bioversity International is helping to set the agenda.

As Brazil revises its National Biodiversity and Action Plan, a global initiative of the Global Environment Facility led by Brazil, Kenya, Sri Lanka and Turkey and coordinated by Bioversity International is helping to set the agenda.

Camila Oliveira, Environmental Analyst, Ministry of the Environment in Brazil and Brazil’s national manager of the Biodiversity for Food and Nutrition Initiative explains the process for revising Brazil’s National Biodiversity and Action Plan and why mainstreaming biodiversity and nutrition is key.

Read the interview with Camilla here:
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)’s website.

 

Camilla Oliveira was recently hosted at Bioversity International through the German Government Initiative - Managing Global Governance Programme.

This research area contributes to the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) through understanding the contribution of a diverse diet to improve nutrition and health.

Photo: Fruit diversity in Mercado municipal, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Credit: jACK TWO/Flickr

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