NutriHAF in cooperation with smallholder farmer in Ethiopia and Madagascar aims to find and introduce adequate varieties of fruits and vegetables that can help to improve the nutritional situation of the local population. Providing new sources of food and income can also help to reduce the pressure on natural resources and prevent resource.
Goals of the research project:
- the reduction of malnutrition in Ethiopia and Madagascar
- conservation of biodiversity and natural resources
- creating awareness for the importance of a varied diet through capacity building among farmers, consumers, politicians and extension services
The IZNE examines in this framework possibilities and options of need-orientated good practice workshops on topics as „food quality and food safety“ as well as "sustainable production processes and processing methods“ for the target group.
Project duration: 01.05.2015 -30.04.2018
Funding: Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMLE), Germany
Project Lead: Center for Development Research (ZEF)
Responsible at HBRS
Dr. Martin Hamer (IZNE)
Members of the Research Consortium
ZEF - Zentrum für Entwicklungsforschung (Center for Development Research)
FRC - Forestry Research Center from the Ethiopia Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR)
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