Reports-Published dateSunday, December 2, 2018 - 05:00
Support to the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) Program on Roots, Tubers, and Bananas
Because roots, tubers, and bananas are food crops primarily traded in local markets, their prices are not subject to the volatility that affects global markets for staple grains such as wheat and maize.
Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are responsible for three out of every four deaths in Latin America. Poor diet is increasingly contributing to preventable, premature deaths and illnesses related to NCDs.