Recent Blog Entries: Agriculture
Eating for nutrition is important, but there is much more to nutrition than only food.
At the end of the trial, we found a significant difference in diet diversity and quantity of nutritious food consumed by women and children compared to the control group.
Can chickens make a difference to the diet of the rural poor? I think so, and so does Bill Gates, but a few others disagree with him.
The list of benefits was so long that my eyes started to glaze over. Green roofs would mean cooler buildings, helping to reduce the urban heat island effect. People would have the opportunity to come into more contact with greenery and living things; their stress would thus decline.
As the Field to Fork project has now wrapped up, Ky – Research Officer at HealthBridge Vietnam – has offered some insights into project achievements in Son La and Hue province of Vietnam.
There are at least four types of food fortification: (1) Industrial fortification of staple foods; (2) Household level fortification; (3) Fortification of processed foods; and (4) Biofortification. The first two I support; the latter two I do not support.
Please help us to help farm families in Bolivia
By Sian FitzGerald, HealthBridge Executive Director
As 2015 comes to an end we are short about $45,000 for our Small Animals Big Changes project. However, thanks to the generosity of one of our Board members, we can make up that shortfall extra fast.