The Failing Food Systems: Can Aquatic Foods turn the tide?
Currently, 2 billion people around the world lack access to diverse, nutritious, and safe diets that can sustain healthy, active lives. A number that is expected to increase sharply because of COVID-19. These numbers represent our unhealthy and unsustainable global food systems. Malnutrition, both undernutrition, and overnutrition constitute a public health concern in many countries. The way we produce food is harming the environment pushing beyond planetary boundaries. We need to transform our broken food system to do better for people and planet.
“The food system is failing us,” Inge Brouwer, leader of Flagship 1: Food Systems for Healthier Diets, CGIAR Research Program (CRP) on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH), recently told nutrition researchers at a CGIAR Food Environment workshop held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia… Read the rest