The Relationship between Agricultural Biodiversity, Dietary Diversity, Household Food Security, and Stunting of Children in Rural Kenya

Despite strides made to reduce global hunger, vulnerable people on a global scale are still hungry. The availability of cheap cereal foods has coincided with a reduction in dietary diversity. A dearth of data on the relationship between biodiversity, dietary diversity, and food security with nutritional status of children in Kenya, and other countries in sub-Saharan Africa, prompted this study to contextualize the associations between these factors.

M'Kaibi, F., Steyn, N., Ochola, S., and Du Plessis, L. Food Science & Nutrition (2016).