1 Oct 2019

Experts help Tuvalu to develop home-grown food solutions

From , 6:02 am on 1 October 2019

As Tuvalu struggles to cope with the impacts of the climate crisis, the country's food growers are being taught more sustainable techniques.

The Australian Government has launched an innovative project to help grow healthy food in small spaces through establishing highly productive, water-efficient food gardens.

It is based on the 'Foodcube' using a wicking system, which allows for much better water control.

The Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research's Dr James Quilty explained to Don Wiseman how this works.

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