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  • To produce AflaSafe for safe food

    The blue pellets are the preventative bioproduct AflaSafe, which is used to combat the dangerous fungus aflatoxin. Photo: AflaSafe/IITA

    Many cashew-nut farmers in Mozambique also grow peanuts. However, aflatoxin, a poisonous fungus found in foodstuffs such as peanuts, corn and cassava, causes a significant problem. In 2019, with support from Norad (The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation), the Royal Norwegian Society for Development began a project to produce a preventative product called AflaSafe in Mozambique.

  • Our input to the Minister for Development

    Norges Vel works with organizing of small farmers, as these soy farmers in Mocambique

    “The financing and organisation of small farmers into profitable, farmer-owned co-operatives will contribute both to the fight against hunger and to climate-friendly food production. Norwegian NGOs can form a useful partner in strategic collaboration between Norwegian and local firms, for which the goal is to create decent work and local economic growth, in addition to profitability in Norway”, says Reinaart Pretorius, the head of international development in the Royal Norwegian Society for Development.

  • Nature conservation campaign with Ludvig in the lead

    The hedgehog Ludvig was created in connection with Norges Vel's "Keep Norway Clean" campaign

    This spring it is 50 years since the little hedgehog Ludvig was created in connection with the "Keep Norway Clean" campaign that Norges Vel established. From 1969 to 1977, the action was carried out in all the counties of the country.

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