Chapatis of Pearl Millet For A Changing Climate

Chapatis of Pearl Millet For A Changing Climate

Crop Wild Relatives The people of rural India love their bajra chapatis. These flatbreads made of pearl millet flour are a highly nutritious staple in the diet of millions of Indians. And farmers love pearl millet because it will grow where other crops just do not...
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...
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...
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