According to Christophe Lavelle, a food specialist and researcher at CNRS and the French National Museum of Natural History, ensuring our food security requires changes in both consumer behavior and farming practices.
Despite a century of effort by health workers to improve medical care for childbirth in West Africa, mortality rates remain very high in many countries in the region. Obstetric violence still constitutes a structural barrier to maternal health.
To break the seemingly endless cycle of violence, poor public health and underdevelopment, equitable access to water is essential. To achieve this, all political and technical actors must be brought together in new public-private partnerships.
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