How is our food diversity associated with poverty alleviation?


Published on Sep 14, 2020

Of the 30,000 varieties of edible plants on the planet, we only eat about 200 on a regular basis. Concerns over the diversity of our food have made us pay a second look at our menu and how we produce food. Why do so few of the world’s edible plants feature on our tables? Is industrialized food production a blessing or curse? And how is food diversity associated with poverty alleviation?

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