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المنتدى العالمي المعني بالأمن الغذائي والتغذية

Re: Mainstreaming biodiversity in agriculture, fisheries and forestry for improved food security and better nutrition

Van Kien Nguyen
Van Kien NguyenThe Australian National UniversityAustralia

I am evaluating the impacts of HYV rice intensification on biodiversity and nutritional supplies in the Mekong Delta. I found that intensification of rice has contributed to reducing in wild food catch: fish and other aquatic animals which used to apply rich nutrition for rural poor households

On the other hand, preserving the traditional floating rice based farming systems which provide habitats for fish and aquatic animals, which supply rich and diversity of nutritional sources for community.