Campaigners: ‘Backward’ Indigenous Peoples May Hold Solutions to World Hunger
|09/27/2016||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Using the contents of a deer’s intestines to make soup may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but then neither was quinoa before it became a trendy superfood known for its health benefits.
Both are foods of indigenous peoples who may hold solutions on how to feed a growing population and cope with the impact of climate change, campaigners and researchers said at an international food festival in the Italian city of Turin.
Just three crops provide 60 percent of the world’s calories: rice, wheat and maize, according to the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), leaving the global food larder vulnerable read more >>>