Copyright photo : Thierry Houyel
The profusion of producers and lack of logistics resources and infrastructure are cited among the obstacles to developing local production in the regions. One solution for building up the proficiency of local producers and the region overall is to invest in tools for individual or shared use for promoting, processing, storing, packaging and marketing the food products.
Primary vegetable processing workshops, transit premises and even portable devices can all help in reducing or sharing production costs.
Some successful local experiences:
It is imperative that food production adapts to the enormous challenges we face now and going forward, to enable society to develop resilience and sustainability;