Urban middle class may offer lifeline to rural Africa

Urban middle class may offer lifeline to rural Africa

14th May 2019 Brits in Kenya The rise of an urban middle class across much of Africa is stoking demand for food that could curb hunger and cut poverty in rural outposts, a U.S.-based think tank said on Wednesday. The International Food Policy Research Institute...
SPROUTING GRAINS FOR STRONGER BONES: THE POWER OF FINGER MILLET

SPROUTING GRAINS FOR STRONGER BONES: THE POWER OF FINGER MILLET

Sep 8 2018 ICRISAT Calcium is key for growth and we need plenty of it in our daily food from a very young age. Yet, about half the global population, mostly in Asia and Africa, lack calcium in their diet and are prone to many related ailments ranging from...
MILLETS AND SORGHUM: FORGOTTEN FOODS FOR THE FUTURE

MILLETS AND SORGHUM: FORGOTTEN FOODS FOR THE FUTURE

April 5 2018 foodtank Millets and sorghum are grains that are nutrient-rich, drought-tolerant crops and can support communities around the world. The International Crop Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) estimates that more than 90 million...
Smart Food show to promote healthier lifestyles in Kenya

Smart Food show to promote healthier lifestyles in Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya (04 March 2017) ― A Smart Food Reality Show will be launched on television this coming Sunday 5 March. This is the result of a unique collaboration between scientists and media with a new approach to popularize healthy and drought tolerant foods....

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