How IITA is destroying food biodiversity in Africa

Global Africans need to join revolutionary forces towards putting an end to the disruptive GMO agricultural practices that IITA is using to control Africa's food supply

How IITA is destroying food biodiversity in Africa

InformAfrica reports on how the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is destroying Africa’s traditional agriculture and limiting food biodiversity on the continent, with the introduction of their controversial and health risky genetic engineering practices.

Nutrition and Health Benefits of Tiger Nuts (Yellow nutgrass, Chufa, Cyperus esculentus)

Tiger nuts tubers are daily diets for many people in North Africa and Spain. In North Africa, the tubers are consumed in their natural form or after being soaked in water for some hours. In Spain, tigernut tubers are consumed mainly as a drink locally called “horchata de chufa” (chufa milk).

Nutrition and Health Benefits of Tiger Nuts (Yellow nutgrass, Chufa, Cyperus esculentus)

Tiger nuts, also known as Yellow nutgrass, Chufa, have long been recognized for their nutrition and health benefits and serves as an excellent medicine for breast cancer, colon cancer, constipation, diarrhoea, bone health, heart attack prevention, among other numerous health benefits.

Montreal researchers repel mortality in Malian mothers

The study revealed that Malian women hesitate to consult a doctor when the people who surround them – family or traditional midwife – do not recognize the signs of an obstetrical emergency.

Montreal researchers repel mortality in Malian mothers

In the hope of reducing maternal mortality in a region where 1 woman in 31 loses her life as she carries or gives birth to her baby*, a workshop has been organized in Mali today by the Global Health Initiative of the University of Montreal Superhospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) and the Government of Mali’s Ministry of Health.

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