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Guest Editorial [Cultivating Community-based Food Security: Local Practices, Regional choices and Global perspectives]
"Indigenous food sovereignty has recently registered its presence in support of food as a metaphor for Indigenous self-determination and reclamation of cultural identify for Indigenous communities from Canada.... The food ...
Local knowledge in community-based approaches to medicinal plant conservation: lessons from India
Community-based approaches to conservation of natural resources, in particular medicinal plants, have attracted attention of governments, non governmental organizations and international funding agencies. This paper ...
Reacquiring a taste for Diversity: Changing food habits, their casual factors, and the value of dietary diversity in Jumla, Nepal
(Biodiversity Watch, 2014-06)
Understanding local food systems including food habit changes and the factors contributing to these changes is critical to ensuring effective interventions of food security. While diversity of foods is widely recognized ...