The Stories of ‘Sorghum’ Agatha And ‘Seed’ Mary

The Stories of ‘Sorghum’ Agatha And ‘Seed’ Mary

April 2019 ICRISAT Passion can be a very tasty ingredient. It is with a large dose of this passion that Ms Agatha, an unusual food processor in Tanzania, aims to create demand for a new series of products. She is among the few processors in the country working with...
Food Security in the Sahel: TAAT launches out in Mali

Food Security in the Sahel: TAAT launches out in Mali

16 Apr 2019 reliefweb As part of the plan to ensure food security in the Sahel, Sorghum and Millet Compact of Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) is set to launch its activities in Mali. Scheduled for 16-17 April, 2019 in Bamako, the launch...
Breaking barriers for climate-smart crop adoption in Kenya

Breaking barriers for climate-smart crop adoption in Kenya

05 Apr 2019 reliefweb Paving the way for development of a reliable seed distribution model, a nationwide program has helped transform livelihoods of over 450 farm households The central problem facing climate-smart crops such as sorghum, millets and pigeonpea is how...
The ‘smart food’ women of Kenya sing a nutritious tune

The ‘smart food’ women of Kenya sing a nutritious tune

Monday, 1 April 2019 Thomson Reuters Mary Kathini pulls me into a hug and, with a high-five, sits me down in the shade amid makeshift seats of rocks and tree stumps. Under the harsh equatorial sun of Ntunjia village, this is a warm welcome that brings cheerful hopes...
Building resilience across East Africa one seed at a time

Building resilience across East Africa one seed at a time

28 Mar 2019 Reliefweb Reportfrom CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security Published on 28 Mar 2019 — View Original by Gloria Otieno (Bioversity International), Tobias Recha (Bioversity International), John Recha (CCAFS), Seble Samuel...

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