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November 7th, 2017 / African Farming

thumb.aspxFarmers in Tanzania are encouraged to grow elite varieties of vegetables, enriched with high-value nutritional content, in order to fight malnutrition, hunger and double agricultural productivity and income of smallholders. The Africa RISING project focuses on the need to take urgent action in achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which aim to end to hunger and undernutrition to African farmers. According to project data, the combined use of healthy seedlings with good agronomic practices has increased the production of tomato by 3.4 times and production of African eggplant and Amaranth by 2.8 times each in the project intervention area. Read more