Sustainable Energy Technologies for Food Utilization in Emergency Contexts
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Location: Council on Foreign Relations
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Forests can play a vital role in supplementing global food and nutrition security but this role is currently being overlooked, a report suggests.
The study says that tree-based farming provides resilience against extreme weather events, which can wipe out traditional food crops.
It warns that policies focusing on traditional agriculture often overlook the role forest farming could play.
The findings were presented at the UN Forum on Forests in New York, US.