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Evaluations/Assessments | October 17, 2017

Assessment on Availability of African Indigenous Leafy Vegetables in Malawi and Zambia

The objective of this assessment in selected regions of Malawi and Zambia was to:

  • assess types and availability of drought-resistant African Indigenous Leafy Vegetables (AILVs) in each country;
  • assess households’ AILV preferences per country;
  • identify, collect, and describe at least two recipes per country, utilizing the preferred AILV, suitable to complement young child, pregnant and lactating women diets during a drought;
  • assess availability of AILV seeds in local market;
  • contribute to an increase in staff knowledge about AILVs and their relevance to nutrition; and
  • assess availability and commission AILV seeds from the AVRDC to supply CRS Seed Fairs in the selected countries.