From Iowa to Angola, a young entrepreneur connects farmers to consumers

Once self-sufficient in producing food crops, Angola now only cultivates about 10% of its available agricultural land. As landmines from the war still cover vast swaths of farmland, Angola is one of the most food-insecure countries in the world. One in five children die, half from malnutrition, before age five.

For Angolan Boas Fernando, he found an unlikely solution: American corn.

Learn more about Fellow Boas Fernando at mandelawashingtonfellowship.org.

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