The Grantham Centre working in Nepal to help orphans get their fruit and veg

Posted on February 13, 2018 in News by . Share this article

Scientists from the University of Sheffield are helping children from a Nepalese orphanage grow their own vegetables with a pioneering, sustainable technique which will provide a vital food supply all year round.

The team of researchers from the University’s Plant Production and Protection (P3) Centre of Excellence for Translational Agriculture and the Grantham Centre of Sustainable Futures, have teamed up with the Olgapuri Village School near Kathmandu in order to help children and the local community establish a long-term, low-cost and environmentally friendly farming method.

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