Milk, dairy products can improve nutrition and livelihood for the poor

26 November 2013

Governments worldwide are being advised by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to make milk and dairy products more accessible to the poor and vulnerable.

FAO’s latest publication entitled Milk and Dairy Products in Human Nutrition, says these products make for healthy bones and are a vital source of nutrition.

However, not everyone is fortunate enough to include them in their daily dietary consumption.

Ms. Ellen Muehlhoff, a Senior Officer at FAO, explains to FAO’s Sandra Ferrari the importance of milk and dairy products and how much is recommended for consumption.

Duration: 4’02”

 

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