As population estimates for 2050 reach over 9 billion, issues of food security and nutrition have been dominating academic and policy debates, especially in relation to the global development agenda beyond 2015.1 A total of 805 million people are undernourished worldwide, even though the trend appears to be slowly reversing (FAO et al., 2014) and malnutrition — defined as either under-5 stunting, anaemia among women of reproductive age or adult obesity — affects nearly every country on the planet (IFPRI, 2014).
Topic: forests, trees, landscape, food security, nutrition
Publisher: Open Book Publishers, Cambridge, UK
Publication Year: 2015
Source: Bhaskar Vira, Christoph Wildburger and Stephanie Mansourian (eds.) Forests and Food: Addressing Hunger and Nutrition Across Sustainable Landscapes. 9-28
DOI: 10.11647/OBP.0085.01Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.