Empowering women through probiotic fermented food in East Africa

Gregor Reid*, Wilbert Sybesma, William Matovu, Arnold Onyango, Nieke Westerik, Remco Kort

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Original languageEnglish
Article number010330
Pages (from-to)1-5
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of global health
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2020


Acknowledgements: We acknowledge the thousands of people involved in this project, especially the producers, and Dan Bazira, Alex Kayiwa, Arinda Nelson, Neema Bernard, Grace Turinawe, Robert Ssebandeke, Dianah Nabatanzi, Constantine Cyprian, Phillip Komolo, Emmy Sephania, Ivan Musika, Shannon Seney, Lesley Carmichael, Melanie Katsivo, Maimuna Kanyamala, Dr Onesmo Shuma and Innocent Butare. Special thanks to Mar-wan Owaygen, IDRC, who was responsible for adherence to the goals and contributed to the development of a road map to achieve project’s objectives. Funding: The Canadian International Food Security Research Fund (CIFSRF) which is a program of Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) undertaken with the financial support of the Government of Canada provided through Global Affairs Canada (GAC). Authorship contributions: GR, WS, RK, NW, contributed to the conception, design and drafting of the paper; GR led the project; WM, AO, and NW were key participants of the project in the three countries. All authors approved the manuscript.

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Alex Kayiwa
Canadian International Food Security Research Fund
Dan Bazira
Marwan Owaygen
Government of Canada
International Development Research Centre
Global Affairs Canada

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