project . 2020 - 2023 . On going

InnoFoodAfrica

Locally-driven co-development of plant-based value chains towards more sustainable African food system with healthier diets and export potential
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  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 862170 Call for proposal: H2020-SFS-2019-2
  • Funded under: H2020 | RIA Overall Budget: 6,465,890 EURFunder Contribution: 6,465,890 EUR
  • Status: On going
  • Start Date
    01 Aug 2020
    End Date
    31 Jul 2023
  • Detailed project information (CORDIS)
Description
InnoFoodAfrica will explore climate-smart African crops (cereal-pulse-rootInnoFoodAfrica will explore climate-smart African crops (cereal-pulse-root crop-fruit) in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa and Uganda. The project will develop and demonstrate optimal solutions for cultivation practices, processing and productization towards new value chains, thus enhancing nutritionally balanced food consumption in urban Africa and creating opportunities to reach international markets. The main output is to demonstrate the huge potential of the African crops as healthy ingredients in combating both malnutrition. The emphasis is to target vulnerable groups, such as malnourish...
Description
InnoFoodAfrica will explore climate-smart African crops (cereal-pulse-rootInnoFoodAfrica will explore climate-smart African crops (cereal-pulse-root crop-fruit) in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa and Uganda. The project will develop and demonstrate optimal solutions for cultivation practices, processing and productization towards new value chains, thus enhancing nutritionally balanced food consumption in urban Africa and creating opportunities to reach international markets. The main output is to demonstrate the huge potential of the African crops as healthy ingredients in combating both malnutrition. The emphasis is to target vulnerable groups, such as malnourish...
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