Nutritional Value of Food Groups
An AREA team conducted the training in Montrious March 18-19 for 83 women from 10 farmers’ associations in the Matheux corridor. The event centered on teaching the participants about the nutritional value of various food groups, including amaranth, and the nutritional needs of women and children. The women also learned about basic food safety and how to cook amaranth. An AREA agronomist taught participants how to cultivate amaranth, establish a plant nursery and maintain the plants.