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The Road Out of Poverty and Malnutrition is Lined with Banana Plants

February 14, 2020

When the program decided to promote bananas instead of sweet potatoes for food and income, the Rwandan government provided training and banana suckers (shoots) and committed to monitoring for diseases and pests. Program participants learned how to grow, use and market bananas at two hands-on farmer field schools before beginning production at home. Ninety percent […]

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