Agricultural diversification: Empowering women in Cambodia with ‘wild gardens’

University Park, Pa. — In a perfect world, everyone would have access to nutritious, affordable food.

However, as Rick Bates knows, there is no such thing as utopia when it comes to food security, as millions of people around the world have limited food resources. One of those places is Cambodia in Southeast Asia, one of the world’s poorest countries, where the rural poverty rate is 24 percent, and 40 percent of children younger than 5 are chronically malnourished, making them vulnerable to significant health problems.

Read the full story: http://news.psu.edu/story/524262/2018/06/05/research/agricultural-diversification-empowering-women-cambodia-wild-gardens

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