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Food Movement Glossary

Capacity Building

Definition:

Enhancing the ability of individuals, organizations or communities to address their own long-term needs.

Example of Capacity Building:

Investing in environmental education may help a community in the future as it helps to build the community’s capacity when struck with unpredictable natural disasters. Thus, education is part of capacity building program in a community.
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Soybean oil is the most widely used edible oil in the US. From mayonnaise and salad dressings to processed cheese products and dessert frostings, soybean oil can be found listed in the ingredients of many products.