ZEF theme: Health, nutrition and ecosystems

Health, nutrition and ecosystems

Health, nutrition, and ecosystems represent different but interconnected angles of a holistic view on development from a socio-ecological perspective, where the social and ecological systems are regarded as a single entity. These items hold an intrinsic and instrumental value in this regard.

Research on indicators for the resilience of socio-ecological systems is therefore crucial to a better understanding of the sustainability of such systems. This also includes research on agro-ecosystems and agricultural technologies and their linkages to human and ecosystem health. This also includes research on agro-ecosystems and agricultural technologies and their linkages to human and ecosystem health.

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Nourished: Learn lessons from success to beat malnutrition in Africa
March 23, 2018.

 "Despite progress made over the past 20 years, hunger in Africa persists" said Dr. Ousmane Badiane at an event at ZEF today during which the German version of '"Nourished": How Africa can build a future free from hunger and malnutrition' was launched. The report was published in English by the Malabo Montpellier Panel last year.

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