Nutrition-sensitive agriculture: Growing market demand for underutilised species

Many traditional crops are highly nutritious and can be a source of income, but their value is often ignored by policymakers, researchers and farmers. Developing better markets for these crops could create new opportunities for small producers.

Bioversity International (2014)
SOURCE: Bioversity International (2014)

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