01 February 2013 - The food and agriculture sector is essential to human nutrition, but food and agriculture interventions do not always contribute to positive nutritional outcomes. Specific attention is required to make agriculture “nutrition-sensitive”. But what does this mean in practice?
Solange Heise is a Nutrition Education consultant working for FAO Malawi in a Flanders International Cooperation Agency supported program “ Improving food security and nutrition policies and program outreach in Kasungu and Mzimba districts”. Solange works on linking food security and nutrition education and supports the district ministries of agriculture and health to improve family and young child nutrition.
In the following interview, Solange talks about her actions to make agriculture work for nutrition (interviewed by Liliane Kambirigi/FAO):