Right to food

The cassava project project focuses on cassava, one of the most important staple crops in Northern Uganda. Photo credit:Oxfam
Cassava Applied Research for Food Security is a 3-year project (2016-2018) designed to improve the food security situation of 2,500 direct beneficiaries of which 60% are female in districts of Pader and Oyam in Northern Uganda. This project focuses on cassava, one of the most important staple crops...
Oruukit Farmers’ Group members during a cassava variety yield tasting in Pader district. Photo credit:Oxfam
The world produces enough foods to feed everyone but up to 795 million people of whom 70% are directly involved in production are malnourished. UNFAO also estimates that 800 million people go to bed hungry daily. Interestingly 80% of the food consumed in Asia and Sub Saharan Africa are provided by...
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