Biofortified Crop Project Reaches Refugees in Zambia

Refugees receive technical assistance, nutrition education and training on growing biofortified maize.

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The Mutwales farm a small plot of land in the camp, growing primarily cassava and maize for food. They are also one of the 105 refugee farming families participating in an initiative during the 2019/2020 growing season to help them cultivate nutritious, vitamin A-biofortified orange maize, which was developed by the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) in partnership with HarvestPlus.

Read more here: https://www.ipsnews.net/2020/02/biofortified-crop-project-reaches-refugees-zambia/