A new study finds that diversifying India’s crops could provide better nutrition for 200 million undernourished people.
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Students in a sustainable development class learned how complicated it can be to account for economic, environmental and social concerns, even in something as simple as planning a meal.
Replacing some rice with less thirsty crops could help to sustainably feed a rapidly growing population.
The project will focus on climate threats to food and nutrition in six developing countries, bringing research out of the lab and into the real world.
On April 27, 2017, the Earth Institute, the School of International and Public Affairs, the Agriculture and Food Security Center and the Columbia Water Center presented the third annual Forum on Sustainable Agriculture, on Building Regenerative Food Systems.
The Earth Institute will offer nine research assistant opportunities for undergraduate students during the Spring 2016 semester.
Climate change is complicating global efforts to end malnutrition. Even small and seasonal fluctuations in climate can have big impacts on food availability.
It is estimated that 165 million children around the world are stunted. That is to say 165 million children are stunted in their growth, development and future potential.
Scientists and agronomists are racing to develop seeds that are higher yielding, more nutritious, and both drought and climate resilient to meet the challenge of feeding the world in the future.
About one third of the world’s malnourished children live in India. What is the country doing about its nutrition challenges, and is there a way forward?