Strengthen diversification to further improve food and nutrition security

Policy Brief
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[Policy brief 7]

Households in Bangladesh are slowly changing their diets. They consume a broader range of foods, with a larger share of calories coming from vegetables, fruits and animal-products. These are promising developments to strengthen people’s food and nutrition security. However, food consumption remains heavily centred on cereals, with rice alone providing almost two thirds of energy intake. Diversifying domestic food production could further improve the situation.

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Date and language
Dec 2012
English
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FPMU Documentation Center
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Web resource

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