In rain-short Niger, wasps deployed in war on crop-munching worm

Read full article by Sebastien Malo @reutors.com BORGO BERI, Niger (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In the West African country of Niger, millet is said to be the king of grains – the cereal crop preferred by all farmers. And the king of millet in the...
Top 10 food trends for 2020, according to Whole Foods

Top 10 food trends for 2020, according to Whole Foods

Read full article by Taylor Locke@cnbc.com Photo Credit: CNBC As the new year approaches, Amazon’s Whole Foods revealed its predictions for the top food trends to come in 2020. Last year, Whole Foods predicted 2019 trends, including a rise in CBD products, vegan meat...
Crop Monitor for Early Warning | November 2019

Crop Monitor for Early Warning | November 2019

Read the complete report from The Relief Web In West Africa, harvest of main season sorghum and millet is underway across the Sahel and conditions are favourable with some concern due to dry conditions. Across the Sahel region, harvesting of main season sorghum and...
Niger government takes higher stand on pearl millet

Niger government takes higher stand on pearl millet

First Lady of Niger becomes Smart Food Ambassador Dr Lalla Malika Issoufou, First Lady of Niger, was named as Smart Food Ambassador for her vision and leadership in nutrition and the promotion of traditional food crops such as millet. Dr Peter Carberry, Director...
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