Rejection of African Indigenous Food: The Case of Rwanda

Eugene Baraka Author
04/05/2021 Added
28 Plays


Lack of diversified diets, due to colonialization and nutrition transition, is the leading cause of the double burden of malnutrition in the country where the progress to reduce undernutrition is slow and obesity rates are rapidly rising. Consumption of indigenous foods has proven to diversify diets, but very few studies have been conducted to assess which ones are available for consumption in Rwanda. The purpose of this study was to assess the availability and use of indigenous foods in Rwanda.

Comments icon comment

Log in to post comments
Related Channels