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Helen Keller International

It is estimated that nearly one billion people around the world suffer from malnutrition because of a lack of basic nutrients in their food. This can have serious physical implications, like stunting growth and causing blindness, and can also impact mental health. The problem is only getting worse as climate change increasingly impacts farming, populations increase, and the world's limited arable land is used to produce things like biofuels instead of food. The Daily's Josh Nicholas spoke to Jennifer Nielsen, the Senior Program Manager for Nutrition and Health for Helen Keller International, about the global food crisis, and how the Homestead Food Production system works.

Last modified on Friday, 13 September 2013 15:52

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