The Government of Bolivia has decided to tackle food security and aims is to be totally food independent by 2020. They have invested in $40 million to support small and medium sized farmers in their country.
Locally grown food is bought by the municipal governments and given to local school children, and the leftover food is sent to markets to be sold — I love this idea, children learn better when they eat nutritious and healthy meals. The majority of food that is eaten in rural centres, is grown within their country as well.
Way to go Bolivia, their bottom-up approach seems to be working, and is inclusive to all citizens.
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