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Implications of a Nutrition Driven Food Policy for the Countryside

A Relu Policy and Practice Note (No. 6) summarising a research project to investigate the effectiveness of policies to promote healthy eating, the potential for modified agricultural husbandry to produce healthier foods and the implications for the countryside.

Year of Publication2009

The impact of policies, if successful, that promote healthy eating are projected in terms of shifts in people's consumption patterns and the resulting changes in agricultural regimes and land use patterns which in turn are projected as possibly having effects on landscapes, farmland biodiversity and rural employment.

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Organisation Logo for relu: Rural Economy and Land Use Programme

Harnessing the social and natural sciences for sustainable rural development

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