Sustainable agriculture and local food production are key themes for the MAPF
Projects we have supported in this area include:
- A test kitchen for farmers to develop a secondary livelihood through using the bi products from their main crops, to make jams, chutneys, tarts etc.
- The substitution of mulching plastics used in agriculture, with a bioplastic made from potato starch
- A ‘seed bank’ focussed on identifying the local crops best adapted to current weather weather conditions and soil characteristics.
- The regeneration of 2000 non-productive Carob trees.
Visit the grants pages on our website to find out more.
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