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  1. 2021-01-01 The Special Issue, entitled "Forest, Food and Nutrition", is focused on understanding of the intersection and linking existing between forests, food, and nutrition. Forest ecosystems are an important biodiversity environment resource for many species. Forests and trees play a key role in food...  
  2. 2018-11-14 Grow a small poly-culture garden that addresses both nutritional and ecological shortcomings of our food systems. Focusing on some of the most nutritious of the more than 1000 species of plants with edible leaves can maximize the value of the garden to improve your family’s health. Supporting a...  
  3. 2018-01-01 Malnutrition is a universal issue holding back development with unacceptable human consequences. Yet the opportunity to end malnutrition has never been greater. The UN Decade of Action on Nutrition 2016-2025 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide global and national impetus to...  
  4. 2017-11-15 For too long agriculture and nutrition have been separate sectors of development. Producing more food does not insure less child malnutrition in farm families. What are some practical high-impact actions that every family can do to have children who can survive and thrive? How can a development...  
  5. 2016-01-01 Whether a lifelong resident of tropical Asia or having just arrived, anyone with an interest in food security or local diets should find this guide very helpful. And hopefully the cooks and farmers who have invested their local knowledge into this effort have felt affirmed as well. 2 Copies  
  6. 2016-01-01 The main aim of this Agrodok is to provide information on how to increase beef production in extensive and low-input systems, utilizing existing conditions, but in a different way. This is a different form of intensifcation of production and requires a different look at the system, and probably a...  
  7. Key Resource 2015-12-15 Nutrition is an essential component of the work of all health and community workers, including those involved in humanitarian assistance, and yet it is often neglected in their basic training. Drawn from the experiences of an international editor team with extensive field experience,Nutritionfor...  
  8. 2015-11-20 Some tropical crops contain cyanogenic glycosides, toxic substances that release hydrocyanic acid (HCN; also referred to as cyanide) when cells are crushed. Consuming these plants without cooking them can cause cyanide poisoning, with varying effects depending on cyanide levels and how long a...  
  9. 2015-11-18 The cyclical relationship between agricultural development and human health can hinder or drive economic development. In this presentation, Dr. Hanson will explore the impacts of poor health on agricultural productivity and yield; and the inter-connected role of food scarcity and malnutrition on...  
  10. 2015-11-18 CEFA, or the Center for Experimentation and Formation in Agriculture, is a teaching and research agriculture center where almost 150 acres have been planted in various kinds of fruit trees, improved varieties of beans, corn, cassava, and other field crops. The farm also features new methods of...