Tuesday 01 May 2012
Biodiversity for Food and Nutrition Project Launchedbiodiversity-l.iisd.org | 01 May 2012
The US$35 million project will provide Brazil, Kenya, Sri Lanka and Turkey with information on the nutritional and health benefits of traditional food sources. The results should enhance the development of policies and regulatory frameworks that promote biodiversity conservation and sustainable use of traditional foods, which are often more nutritious and better adapted to local environments than imported foods, the project notes.
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