Sumary of Criticism of animal farming in the west risks health of world’s poorest | Emma Naluyima Mugerwa and Lora Iannotti:
- The pandemic has pushed poverty and malnutrition to rates not seen in more than a decade, wiping out years of progress.
- The importance of animal products to preventing malnutrition shows how vital it is to evaluate risks and benefits.
- The average European consumes 69kg of meat every year, the average African 10kg.
- In 2020, 149 million children under five were stunted by malnutrition.
- Left: Emma Naluyima Mugerwa, a vet and a farmer on a one-acre mixed farm in Uganda;
- Lora Iannotti, a specialist in child and maternal nutrition and lead author of the 2021 UN nutrition report.