From the Field: Eating our way to a healthier planet

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The UN Food Systems Summit demonstrated the immense imbalances successful the mode we grow, produce, and devour food. But, arsenic the UN Development Programme (UNDP) shows, we tin workplace and devour successful a sustainable mode that is bully for us, and the planet.

Women farmers transportation  their latest atom   harvest  connected  bikes successful  Huế, Vietnam.

Women farmers transportation their latest atom harvest connected bikes successful Huế, Vietnam., by UNDP/Ho Ngoc Son

The UNDP says that cultivation nutrient systems tin beryllium created successful a mode that ends poverty, eradicates hunger, and reduces inequality. The improvement bureau works with families and farmers astir the world, to guarantee that nutritious nutrient gets to those who request it most.

“Repurposing cultivation enactment to displacement our agri-food systems successful a greener, much sustainable absorption tin amended some productivity and biology outcomes,” says UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner. “It volition besides boost the livelihoods of the 500 cardinal smallholder farmers worldwide — many of them women — by ensuring a much level playing field.”

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