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Malnutrition in Africa best addressed by improving access to markets, not variety in the fields

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Malnutrition in Africa best addressed by improving access to markets, not variety in the fields

Malnutrition in developing countries is best addressed not by increasing the variety of crops grown on smallholder farms, but by improving access to markets. This is the conclusion of a recent study by the MwAPATA Institute in Malawi and the University of Bonn in Germany. More variety in animal production, however, does show positive effects. The findings are now published in the journal The Lancet Planetary Health.

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