In focus Food & diets


Fact File - 3 Sep 2014
From porcupines and rats to (yes) the occasional monkey.
News - 8 Feb 2017
New research quantifies the consumption of forest foods and compares them with dietary guidelines

News - 1 Mar 2017
Finding good food in the forest
Research shows that food and forests go hand in hand
Video Q&A - 16 Jan 2017
Getting the facts on gender and biodiversity
An interview with Catalina Santamaria at CBD COP13
News - 26 Oct 2016
Understanding the ways we use wildlife
In the Congo Basin, looking at Pygmy and non-Pygmy impacts on forests
Analysis - 18 Oct 2016
Quality over quantity: Changing diets and consumption
Online discussion for World Food Day sheds light on alternative ways to achieve global food security and sustainability
Interview - 17 Oct 2016
Nutrition and landscapes
To celebrate World Food Day, CIFOR scientist Amy Ickowitz shares her views on why forests are important for nutrition.
News - 1 Aug 2016
Eat your vegetation
Linking landscapes to children’s diets in Indonesia.
News - 1 Aug 2016
Eat your vegetation
News - 29 Jul 2016
Agouti on the wedding menu
New study examines how bushmeat is evolving from forest to garden hunting, and from a food staple to a wedding delicacy in the Ecuadorian Amazon.
News - 28 Jul 2016
When small meets big in the value chain
Smallholder farmers can benefit from partnerships with large organizations, but power dynamics can put them at a disadvantage.
News - 27 Jul 2016
YouTube hunting videos offer scientists invaluable insight
New research analyzes hundreds of YouTube sports hunting videos in order to better understand the motive of Brazilian sport hunters.
Feature - 15 Jul 2016
Striking a balance in bushmeat studies
Understanding wildlife hunting means knowing people, animals and the numbers
Video - 12 Jul 2016
Hunting for sustainability
Improving food security and nutrition for hunters in the Columbian Amazon