changing food systems

irrigationGlobal environmental change – particularly climate change, pollinator declines, fishery and wildlife declines, water shortages, and other forms of environmental processes – will pervasively affect our food systems and the ability to provide a growing human population with enough quality nutrition. Research is needed to understand how multiple interacting types of environmental change impact the quantity and quality of food available to different populations around the world. Another important priority is to understand how accelerating changes and losses to many wild and indigenous foods are likely to alter nutritional intake for different populations and affect their health.



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