Wild Foods: A Food Security Strategy That’s Hard to Swallow?

“A recent FAO conference on Forests for Food Security highlighted the importance of wild foods for the food and nutrition security of millions of people. Often overlooked in food security strategies, these resources are both vital and under threat, and development actors have a valuable role to play in safeguarding them.

Wild foods – including fruits, nuts, leaves, mushrooms, roots, animals and eggs – are important as part of coping strategies during times of food insecurity, but they are also consumed more routinely and therefore contribute to overall nutrition through dietary diversity…”

Read the full article from The Guardian.

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