Countries encouraged to see link between diet and sustainability

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Photo: World Bank/Maria Fleischmann

Although more people than ever before now understand that healthy eating is beneficial, few governments have made the connection between good nutrition and environmental sustainability.

The finding comes in Plates, Pyramids, Planet, a report launched by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Food Climate Research Network at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.

FAO Nutrition Officer Ana Islas Ramos tells Sandra Ferrari that at the time the report was conducted, only four countries—Brazil, Germany, Sweden and Qatar—had found links between health and the environment.

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