Will a meat-free diet solve the climate crisis?

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  • Climate
  • Wednesday, 27 Jan 2021

In sub-Saharan Africa, manure is a nutrient resource which maintains soil health and crop productivity. Photo: AFP

Is a diet without meat the solution to the ongoing climate crisis? Some scientists are skeptical, largely because of the lack of data and analysis coming from low- and middle-income countries.

While adopting a meatless diet might be pertinent in industrialised nations, it could be detrimental to Africa's economic and environmental welfare.

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meat consumption , climate change


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