Nuclear Techniques Help Provide Zimbabwe Children with Healthy School Lunches

Students who attend two schools outside of Zimbabwe’s capital city, Harare, often arrived for class so hungry, they could not concentrate. Some were reported to have collapsed from hunger during school assemblies. Others did not go to school at all, because their parents were not able to pay their school fees. When the headmasters of the schools approached the Joint FAO/IAEA Division’s Zimbabwean counterpart and asked for assistance in establishing vegetable fields near the schools, the answer was “yes,” and a team was established to support the project. Read more.

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