Raising food security: The AKDN in Madagascar- Video

About 60% of people in low-income countries are “food insecure”. In Madagascar, one of the poorest countries in the world, some families eat only one meal a day during the “hungry season”. Since 2005, the Aga Khan Development Network has helped 80,000 rice farmers to produce crops of better quality, in less time and with less labour. In many areas, crop yields have tripled, and families no longer have to deal with chronic hunger.

Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

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  1. Agrarian economy demands world attention ,resources of all the kinds on a global basis and applied locally where they are needed, undeniably attention is paid to this sector of the total economic spectrum ,still a great deal remains painfully unattended,unfinished and the world growth of food for humans has never matched what is required,of course zero tolerance ,is never a target but a respectable hunger removal efforts would be most welcome ,all the holy book says “ save a soul and as if you have saved humanity “ since the history of time this has held true,


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