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Combatting malnutrition and empowering women moringa farmers
Kuli Kuli Foods joined Business Call to Action in September 2018 with a commitment to add an additional 500 women to its 1500-person strong supply chain and to plant five million moringa trees by 2020. With its line of moringa-based health foods, Kuli Kuli is improving the lives of female farmers by providing job opportunities and improving nutrition in 13 countries around the world.In West Africa, 18 million people are underfed and 55 per cent of the population live on less than US $1 a day. Malnutrition weakens communities, limiting individuals’ capacity to work. Yet small-holder farming communities have traditionally overlooked the local moringa oleifera plant and its nutrient-rich properties of iron, calcium, antioxidants and proteins as both a source of food and income potential.
06 Sep 2018 - Nutrient-rich moringa plant becomes superfood sensation while creating work and reducing malnutrition among farmers in West Africa and around the world. Oakland, USA, 6 September 2018 – With its line of moringa-...