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We wish to thank all our partners and participants, who attended the Africana Flavours 2016 event held on the 15th of October 2016. We will take this year's experience forward and organize a bigger and better event in 2017. Next year our theme will be African Street Food.

12973412 864915486952563 8290329311666737528 oWhat do you do, when you come from a food producing area that is becoming rapidly urbanized and you are losing your farm lands? The Food Bridge’s new Eastern regional Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr Uchechi Opararji-Denis faced such a challenge but started a project ( Youths initiative for agriculture) which is encouraging youths in his community to go back to farming and also preserve some of their farm lands for posterity. Their community is  located near a state capital and owns vast lands thus many in the community now view land sales instead of agriculture as their main means of livelihood. It took some determination from this young man, to change back from land prospecting  to farming. Although in the middle of an urban area, in his home garden he now grows different plants, crops; experiments with growing plants which previously were only found in forests, because the forests in his community are being lost to housing projects.

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The Helping Hand Project

In collaboration with Kwabre Ne Sekyere Belgium,Mfantesman vzw,Voice of Women International, Kente FM and other African organizations, we are organizing "The Helping Hand project",is an action started in 2016, aimed at feeding the homeless in the Brussels area. We are in need of volunteers to help with the cooking, packing and distribution of food to the homeless and needy. We are also still looking for sponsors for this project. We do not accept funds but prefer sponsorship in the form of donations of desired food items, food packaging materials. if you are interested in giving a helping hand, contact us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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