GCP-1 Zambian traditional fermented foods

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Main consortium partner: Wageningen University - Laboratory of Genetics

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Global Challenges Programme (GCP) Call 1

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Art in the lab: ‘Colourful’ bacteria in traditional Zambian products

Anneloes Groenenboom is a PhD student in the Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University and involved in the NWO Global Challenges Programme (GCP) project called “Zambian traditional fermented foods”.  She has written this Story of change following the GCP training on November 1, 2017, facilitated by Perspectivity. »

GCP-1 midterm factsheet: Zambian traditional fermented foods

Please download the factsheet with midterm results of this GCP-1 project. »

Sketch for a research & training facility, starter culture production, and market research

In 2015, the University of Zambia, together with five partner organizations, started a project on Zambian traditional non-alcoholic fermented foods. Mabisi (based on milk) and Munkoyo (based on cereal) were chosen for the study. »