In the Municipality of Yapacani (a subtropical region in Bolivia) approximately 4,000 rural families live in poverty, mainly due to extreme dependence on single crop rice farming, which is highly vulnerable to changes in the weather and market con
Food security and nutritional status in fishing communities in Bolivia's Northern Amazon : results of a household survey
There are high levels of food insecurity in the Bolivian Amazon, and fishing communities have particular kinds of under nutrition and food insecurity.Published dateMonday, December 2, 2013 - 00:00
Indigenous communities involved in fisheries and aquaculture are among the most food insecure in the Bolivian Amazon. Although fish could be the main source of protein, it is often not part of the local diet.