There is no food security without food safety

1 June 2021 | Category: Food systems

This is part 6 of a blog series on food systems. Simply put, if it isn’t safe, it isn’t food. Food security goes hand in hand with food safety. That is why a ‘safe-by-design’ check should be part of every programme aimed at increasing food security. We tend to take…

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Combined insights stimulate sustainable food production in deltas under pressure
22 April 2021 | Category: Food systems

This is part 3 of a blog series on food systems. This article was written by Catharien Terwisscha van Scheltinga. Deltas world-wide are increasingly under pressure. They form a dynamic link between land and water, fresh and saline environments, connecting the natural environment with production systems organized by human intervention….

Sustainable delta management using mangroves

7 April 2021 | Category: Food systems

This is part 2 of a blog series on food systems. This article was written by Dolfi Debrot. By nature, deltas offer enormous wealth. Intensive use has destroyed many deltas. This has resulted – especially in the (sub)tropics – in many problems such as flooding, salinisation, sinking and washing away…