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...
Sorghum – a new hope in dry times

Sorghum – a new hope in dry times

While droughts devastate maize yields in parts of Kenya, IFAD supports farmers to grow more resilient crops, such as short-stemmed sorghum. In Kenya, 2.6 million people have found themselves short of food due to consecutive failed rains and a severe drought predicted...
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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