Indigenous Peoples Food Systems: The Many Dimensions of Culture, Diversity and Environment for Nutrition and Health Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

ISBN: 9789251060711

Published: December 1st 2009

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350 pages


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Indigenous Peoples Food Systems: The Many Dimensions of Culture, Diversity and Environment for Nutrition and Health  by  Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Indigenous Peoples Food Systems: The Many Dimensions of Culture, Diversity and Environment for Nutrition and Health by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
December 1st 2009 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 350 pages | ISBN: 9789251060711 | 5.65 Mb

Today, globalization and homogenization have replaced local food cultures. The 12 case studies presented in this book show the wealth of knowledge in indigenous communities in diverse ecosystems, the richness of their food resources, the inherentMoreToday, globalization and homogenization have replaced local food cultures.

The 12 case studies presented in this book show the wealth of knowledge in indigenous communities in diverse ecosystems, the richness of their food resources, the inherent strengths of the local traditional food systems, how people think about and use these foods, the influx of industrial and purchased food, and the circumstances of the nutrition transition in indigenous communities. The unique styles of conceptualizing food systems and writing about them were preserved. Photographs and tables accompany each chapter.



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