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Re: Transforming gender relations in agriculture through women’s empowerment: benefits, challenges and trade-offs for improving nutrition outcomes

Kendar Nath Rai
Kendar Nath RaiIndia

Contribution posted on FAO Facebook  

Many complicated analyses have been done and can be done, and the results would be what we see today. It all boils down to three things:

1) there should be adequate amount of food available for the family: it is mostly not the case in the poor families

2) there should be diversity in diet using local crops and vegetables, and milk products, of course: there has been dangerous shifts to narrow diet base, and away from traditional nutritious food crops (which also applies to well-to-families), and

3) unhygienic living conditions, including poor water and air quality. To make significant and acceptable level of progress all three have to be addressed simultaneously through various technological interventions, including education, all on campaign basis