India: Agroecology and Food Security in the Himalaya

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Study in Sikkim, a stunning mountainous state and ecological hotspot.

Sikkim stands at the forefront of national and regional food politics. Its traditional agricultural systems maintain rich agro-biodiversity critical in ensuring nutritional security among mountain communities. It was the first state in India to legislate 100 percent adoption of organic food production.

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  • Analyze food production and nutritional security in one of the most fragile, important, and biodiverse ecological systems in the world.

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