Agroforestry, food security and nutrition

Published on October 13, 2020 | Author: Agroforestry Network

Malnutrition is a major global challenge, not least in the parts of the world that also suffer from poverty. At the same time, the climate crisis and other environmental changes disproportionately affect people in the Global South. Scaling up agroforestry can contribute to food and nutrition security, while contributing to more sustainable and resilient food production systems. This brief focuses on the role of agroforestry for food security and nutrition, including the importance of gender equality and recognition of indigenous and local knowledge and traditional crop varieties.