Monday
March 25
2019

Cargill and Heifer launch Hatching Hope Global Initiative in India

By Madhvi Sally

Food and agriculture conglomerate Cargill along with global non profit charity organization – Heifer International will be launching a program aimed to improve the nutrition and economic livelihoods of 100 million people around the world by 2030 through the production, promotion and consumption of poultry, said an official statement.

The initial phase of Hatching Hope Global initiative in India will focus on improving the nutrition and income of 1.7 million people through backyard poultry farming and increased consumption of poultry products in Mayurbhanj, Odisha.

Photo courtesy of Prasenjit De/GALVmed.

Source: Economic Times (link opens in a new window)

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Agriculture
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agriculture, global development, nutrition