Empowering Nutrition with Biofortified Beans: The Alliance and PABRA Engage with UEA Students on Pulses Day

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In celebration of World Pulses Day (Feb 10th, 2024), students at the Université Evangélique en Afrique (UEA) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, recently welcomed representatives from the Pan-Africa Bean Research Alliance (PABRA) and the Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT (The Alliance). The event featured engaging discussions led by Prof Rodrigue Ayagirwe (Vice Chancellor Academic Affairs), Prof Serge Ndjadi (Dean of the Faculty), Prof Caroline Imani (Deputy Dean of the Faculty), as well as researchers and lecturers at the University, and representatives of farmer group associations, public services and students. The discussion focused on the pivotal role of beans in nutrition for both soil and human beings.

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