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Milk and dairy products in human nutrition

Milk and dairy products are a vital source of nutrition for many people. They also present livelihood opportunities for farm families, processors and other stakeholders in dairy value chains. Consumers, industry and governments need up-to-date information on how milk and dairy products can contribute to human nutrition and how dairy-industry development can best contribute to increasing food security and alleviating poverty.

Nutrition-sensitive agriculture and food systems in practice

Developed through leveraging different expertise in FAO, Nutrition-sensitive agriculture and food systems in practice. Options for intervention is a key resource to assist professionals involved in different areas - from breeding to production; from food transformation and packaging to transportation and trade; from marketing and value chain to food safety; from food labelling to consumer education - to understand the linkages with nutrition.

Increasing cash crop productivity through improved nutrition: A call to action

This series of concept briefs analyse the cocoa, coffee and tea production statistics compared with nutritional data in major producing countries for these agricultural cash crops. It demonstrates the consequences of under-nutrition for the sector. Maps initially present the dimensions of under-nutrition in cash crop producing areas in developing countries. After which interventions for combining Good Agricultural Practice with Good Nutritional Practices are outlined.