Written by Lauren Ohnesorge
Wednesday, 04 July 2007 20:00
Nutritionist Boitshepo Giyose, a senior food and nutrition
security advisor for the African Union’s New Partnership for Africa’s
Development, is scheduled to appear on “Appalachian Perspective” through
mid-July in an episode entitled “Nutrition in Africa.”
In the episode, Giyose talks about the importance of good
nutrition to the African people’s education and economic development, as well
as prevention and maintenance of HIV and AIDS. A 1989 graduate of Appalachian,
Giyose received last spring’s Appalachian Alumni Association’s Distinguished
Alumna Award for her achievements and dedication to improving nutrition in her
homeland of Botswana.
interview is hosted by Chancellor Kenneth E. Peacock and airs in Watauga County
on Charter Communication Channel 21 and MTN’s Channel 18. Check your local listings for showtimes.