Two rural districts in Malawi get help from FAO to improve nutritionListen /
The food and agriculture sector is essential to human nutrition, but food and agriculture interventions do not always contribute to positive nutritional outcomes.
Specific attention is required to make agriculture "nutrition-sensitive". But what does this mean in practice?
Solange Heise is a Nutrition Education consultant working for the UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) project in Malawi to improve food security and nutrition in Kasungu and Mzimba districts.
She tells FAO's Liliane Kambirigi that there is a very high level of malnutrition, especially stunting in these two regions.