Boosting children’s health & sustainable livelihoods through Maya nuts

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Community-based sustainable management of Maya nut forests, in Latin America has demonstrated 5 positive and lasting impacts such as: improved children’s health through reducing child diseases, conservation of rainforest, creating sustainable livelihoods, women empowerment, strengthening community engagement. Find out more here

The Biodiversity and Community Health (BaCH) Initiative’s partner the Equator Initiative honoured an initiative driven by women which has successfully employed community members to process these locally-available nuts to feed their families and generate income. Read more here

Find out about the role of the maya nut in the healthy kids healthy forest project here