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Farmers Speak: Iron Pearl Millet, India

Created on 21 May 2015
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In many rural parts of India, the pearl millet is a plant that is eaten on a daily basis. In the same areas, 7 out of 10 children suffer from iron deficiency. Academics have combined these to facts while developing a new kind of pearl millet which is rich of iron. In this video, a HarvestPlus-team goes to India to talk to the farmers who work with this new variety. What was their reaction and what benefits to they see to this new crop?

More information: http://www.harvestplus.org/content/iron-pearl-millet-eliminates-iron-deficiancy-children
Produced by: HarvestPlus
Year: 2015
Language: English
Region: India


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