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The Importance of Biodiversity and Natural Systems to Food Security in Tanzania

The Importance of Biodiversity and Natural Systems to Food Security in Tanzania
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Contributors: BRIDGE

Many Tanzanians face chronic food insecurity and undernutrition despite steady national economic growth. The most recent Demographic and Health Survey found that 38 percent of children in rural areas are stunted and chronic undernutrition is a major contributor to under-five mortality in the country. Poverty and food security are also closely linked, with two thirds of households that experience poor dietary intake falling below the poverty line.

Author(s): BRIDGE

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