Description/achievement of initiative
By utilizing Spirulina to eradicate various pathologies and deprivations associated with malnutrition amongst children and others suffering from malnutrition, IIMSAM aspires to make Spirulina, described by the U.N. world Food Conference of 1974 as the "best food for the future", as a key-driver to eradicate malnutrition and achieve food security.
As part of this commitment, IIMSAM will increase the number of children, pregnant and nursing mothers and other malnourished or undernourished individuals that are currently being helped at the IIMSAM Sheikh Zayed Spirulina Distribution Centre, by 50,000, during by the begining of 2016
IIMSAM (ECAP) provides seminars and training workshops for women and male local farmers, local NGO's and decision makers to share knowledge of spirulina cultivation, harvesting and processing.
IIMSAM ECAP beneficiaries include local women and male farmers who will have an opportunity to develop small-enterprises, self-employment and self-empowerment.
The IIMSAM “H.R.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Spirulina Feeding Centre” in Kisumu, Kenya has served over 500,000+ Spirulina Dosages: have been distributed to victims suffering from malnutrition and other related illnesses since its inception in 2009. Including its emergency response outreach programme & other field partnerships with community based organisation.
IIMSAM`S Strategic Partner-Hash Biotech Labs’ Spirulina Farms, State-Of-The-Art Research & Spirulina Production Facilities In Punjab, Republic Of India. Has developed for 2014-15 The iimsam- “lifesaver” humanitarian-spirulina in a bottle & powder form:
which is being distributed free-against acute malnutrition and other related illnesses. IIMSAM also offers interships, training seminars on spirulina cultivation and educational certification process on spirulina "know how" cultivation, benefits, and humanitarian utilization of spirulina.
for more details on IIMSAM's Works with "Concrete Deeds" see official website www.iimsam.org
IIMSAM, The intergovernmental Institution for the use of Microalgae Sprirulina Against Malnutrition
IIMSAM (ECAP) East and Central Africa Program