Hidden Hunger, Nutritious Horizons

Professor Martin Broadley, Senior Research Fellow, Agriculture Team, Research and Evidence Division

Professor Martin Broadley
Seed multiplication of Zincol 2016, a zinc-enriched variety of wheat released in 2016, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Left: Dr Munir Zia, Fauji Fertilizer Company; Right: the late Dr Baloch Qadir Bux, HarvestPlus. Pictured in November 2017.
The GeoNutrition project includes sampling of soils and grains to determine their nutritional content. Pictured (top): a teff field in Amhara, Ethiopia, Nov. 2017 (photo credit, Edward Joy, LSHTM). (Bottom): Alem Arega and Wubie Mesfin (Ethiopian Agricultural Extension Service) hand-threshing teff grain.
Left-to-right: Belinda Kaninga, Felix Phiri, Grace Manzeke, Ivy Ligowe, together at the start of their ACBI funded PhD projects, September 2015, Harare, Zimbabwe.
Dr Louise Ander and I together in a soil inspection pit, Chitala, Malawi, September 2016.

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