Ayoub Al-Jawaldeh and Alexa Meyer

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pp. 23–28

1.4 Sustainable Food Systems for Healthy Diets of the Future

Approaches to make food systems more sustainable and healthier are discussed in chapter 4. Besides reducing food loss and waste, increasing productivity must play a central role, through a more efficient use of resources and the support of local agriculture that provides income to smallholders and reduces the need for long transports and packaging. At the same time, changes in the dietary habits of consumers are also required.