Tshopo: launching of the maize harvest in Wanierukula in an experimental field of the NGO Afya Maman

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Kisangani, July 24th,  2021 (CPA).– the NGO Afya Maman launched, on Saturday July 17, the corn harvest campaign on an area of ​​2 (two) hectares in its experimental field located in the locality of Wanierukula, 60 km northeast of the city of Kisangani, capital of Tshopo province, the CPA learned from NGO sources on Friday.

The source indicates that this 2 (two) hectare field is used for the experimentation of the cultivation of corn and that the product of the harvest will then be distributed to structures of women farmers for their empowerment.

20 (twenty) women from the locality of Wanierukula worked in this experimental field. They learned innovative agricultural techniques there, under the supervision of agricultural technicians. This activity is part of the project to combat violence against women and girls, funded by the Kingdom of the Netherlands, it is recalled. ACP/Fng/nig