Clean water and healthy food are basic elements of good health and quality of life for circumpolar populations. Nevertheless, recent studies indicate elevated rates of household food insecurity in many places in the Arctic.
Northern Dimension Institute Steering group member, Research professor Arja Rautio is also lead of the UArctic Thematic Network on Health and Well-being in the Arctic. Together with Professor Rautio and David Natcher, Professor, Department of Agriculture and Resource Economics, University of Saskatchewan, they have studied the issue of food and water security projects in the Arctic.
Read the full article the UArctic Shared Voices magazine.