Quality not quantity: Wild foods give new dimension to Tanzania nutrition woes

by Anna Finke | CIFOR (Center for International Forestry Research)
Thursday, 17 October 2013 06:16 GMT

Bounty from the forest could help ensure food security for people who are currently malnourished, says Bronwen Powell, a scientist at the Center for International Research. Picture Credit: HollywoodSmile78

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Wild foods provide numerous micronutrient benefits and thus can play an important role in improving diets.

In this podcast, Anna Finke interviews Bronwen Powell, a scientist with the Center for International Forestry Research, on the findings of a new study on nutrition in the East Usambara Mountains in Tanzania.