Project improves food security in six African nations

by Stephanie Achieng’ & Gilbert Nakweya

Photo: Women carrying hands of bananas [Panos]

Launched in 2012, the project funded by the government of Finland and called FoodAfrica Programme has helped improve the security and quality of food supply in Benin, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Senegal and Uganda. Program leaders said that the initiative that ends in June this year is centered on sustainable food production, food safety and nutrition, market access and agricultural extension.