5 step food systems diversification sought

HIVOS, a Dutch development-based organisation, has partnered with the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) to identify five steps that can help to promote diversity in food systems.

The institutions said Zambia needs to promote under-utilised crops by developing markets, adjusting extension services and fostering synergies between scientific and local knowledge to promote diversity in food systems.

They said in a statement availed to the Daily Mail recently that increase in awareness and change through innovative multi-stakeholder approaches that explicitly bring in the perceptions of farmers and consumers also key in promoting diversity in food systems.
“There is need for multi-stakeholder approaches that can ensure that…

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