June 19, 2013

A Silent Tsunami - Peace Corps Volunteers Tackle the Issue of Food Security Around the World

Originally uploaded on Jun 4, 2009 by the Peace Corps

Learn how Volunteers have addressed the adverse impact of food shortages in the countries they have served since the Peace Corps' inception in 1961. Projects range from fish farming and the introduction of small scale irrigation systems to improved food processing and marketing of food. Volunteers have also helped address food availability and nutrition through a variety of projects, including building school gardens, growing agricultural microenterprises, and educating others about good nutrition.

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