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Food and nutrition security and role of smallholder farms - challenges and opportunities

Enhancing smallholders’ production capacities and their economic and social resilience may have a positive impact on food security and nutrition at different levels. Given the importance of smallholder farms, strategies to increase productivity in agriculture are essential to improve food and nutrition security, as is food diversity. Finally, synergies and trade-offs between economic, environmental and social objectives and outcomes are analysed through an overview of the methods and tools used to assess food security on small farms at household level.

Food and nutrition security and role of smallholder farms - challenges and opportunities - Workshop proceedings

Author:
European Commission
Year:
2016

International Symposium on Understanding the Double Burden of Malnutrition for Effective Interventions 10–13 December 2018, IAEA Headquarters, Vienna (Austria) The double burden of malnutrition (DBM) affects at least a quarter of all countries worldwide, with low and middle income…

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