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Africa bears a heavy disease burden
In countries like Canada disease burdens – how health problems affect a country economically and socially – are measured in terms of disability instead of premature mortality due to communicable diseases, such as malaria or tuberculosis...
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Boosting Productivity
Womgako Bame is a subsistence farmer responsible for the health and well-being of his five children. He mainly produces maize, sesame, finger millet, and peanuts but was never able to plant and harvest enough to avoid hunger during lean times. Through CPAR...
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Changing lives with vegetables
Denbesie is a 45 year old farmer and single mother of five and beneficiary of the Women-Led Food Security and Nutrition project. She lives in Komed village in Dibate district, Ethiopia and has been growing sorghum, finger millet, and maize to provide food...
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Backyard vegetable garden production for nutrition and income
W/ro* Asnakech Beyene lives in Shenkora Shesheng Kebele in a village called Warka in Jarso, Ethiopia. She is the mother of four children and after the passing of her husband two years ago she became the sole breadwinner in her household. In the past, she...
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