Portraying the realities of indigenous vegetables in Tanzania

Eren Taskin


What role do indigenous vegetables play in the daily life of those living in and around Arusha in Tanzania? What can different actors do to make sure these vegetables are better integrated into the local food system? We interviewed a number of them, from small-scale farmer Redecunda William to government official Mugune Masatu – who told us about the importance and the challenges of integrating indigenous vegetables into day-to-day life and in policies.

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    These documentaries are the result of a joint effort between the European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM) and the Giangiacomo Feltrinelli Foundation. For questions and feedback, please contact Paulina Bizzotto Molina at pbm@ecdpm.org.

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