From West Africa, here comes the next miracle grain: fonio

From West Africa, here comes the next miracle grain: fonio

Read full article By Augusta Dwyer @ Landscape News Photo Credit:  Hamidou Guindo found that farmers can almost double their yields of fonio by adapting principles from CRFS’s System of Rice Intensification (SRI) methodology. Originally developed in Madagascar in the...
Millets are good for Us                        

Millets are good for Us                        

Read full article @ Smart FnB News Photo Credit: Smart FnB News With 2023 likely to be designated the International Year of Millet by the UN, the ancient grain is hoping to surpass the quinoa boom to soon become part of everyday diets across the world. The year 2023...
Ensuring food security, nutrition              

Ensuring food security, nutrition              

Read full article By Enacy Mapakame @ The Sunday Mail Photo Credit: ICRISAT A self-taught entrepreneur, Blessing Machiya identified and sought to address one of the major problems bedevilling developing countries especially in Africa – hunger and malnutrition. She...
The untapped potentials of the Ghanaian pearl millet

The untapped potentials of the Ghanaian pearl millet

Read full article By Akayeti Emmenuel @ Modern Ghana Photo Credit: Akayeti Emmenuel Pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.), is one of the most extensively cultivated cereals in the world, ranked sixth after rice, wheat, maize, barley and sorghum in terms of...
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