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Nourishing communities

Healthier livestock, healthier people
  • Integrated approach
  • First 1,000 days are key
  • Recipe for growth
  • Strength in diversity
  • Smaller packs, greater access
  • Big gains from micro-nutrients
  • Traditional superfood
  • Benefits for all
  • Healthier livestock, healthier people
  • Healthy school meals

Healthier livestock, healthier people

Spreading simple techniques to improve livestock nutrition can improve family diets. Protein and mineral rich azolla fern grown in small ponds can be added to feed for cattle, goats, sheep and poultry. Families report up to 20 per cent increase in milk yields and higher egg production.

picture credit: © Alina Paul-Bossuet

 

 

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