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...
Is Fonio the Ancient Grain of the Future?

Is Fonio the Ancient Grain of the Future?

Read full article By Lisa Held @ Civil Eats Photo Credit: Civil Eats Yolélé hopes this nutritious, climate crisis-ready crop will compete with quinoa globally, while supporting smallholder farms in West Africa. Multinational corporations (and foundations) generally...
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...
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