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...
Scaling up small millet production and consumption in India

Scaling up small millet production and consumption in India

Read full article By IDFC @ IDRC Canada Photo Credit: IDRC/BARTAY A lack of dietary diversity has contributed to malnutrition and the prevalence of obesity-related diseases such as diabetes in many South Asian countries, including India. Small millets, a gluten-free...
Mum’s homemade porridge mix business thrives during pandemic

Mum’s homemade porridge mix business thrives during pandemic

Read full article @ Asian Image Photo Credit: Deepa Vinay A mum who launched her own brand of homemade porridge mixes has seen her business thrive during the pandemic. Deepa Vinay launched ‘Mumsome’ a South Indian finger millet porridge mix and the...
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