Tanzania unveils high iron beans under International Potato Center led initiative

Tanzania has officially released two high-iron and zinc bean varieties. The Minister for Agriculture Dr. Charles Tizeba, on 20th June, unveiled these two together with seven other improved bean varieties in Arusha. This is a major milestone under the International Potato Center (CIP) led project Building Nutritious Food Baskets (BNFB) funded by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF).

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