We are what we eat

We are what we eat

Changing the food system “The key to better nutrition, and ultimately to ensuring each person’s right to food, lies in better food systems.”  Ban Ki Moon, former UN Secretary General Our current food system is producing more food than ever, but that doesn’t mean...
MILLETS AND SORGHUM: FORGOTTEN FOODS FOR THE FUTURE

MILLETS AND SORGHUM: FORGOTTEN FOODS FOR THE FUTURE

April 5 2018 foodtank Millets and sorghum are grains that are nutrient-rich, drought-tolerant crops and can support communities around the world. The International Crop Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) estimates that more than 90 million...
Sorghum – a new hope in dry times

Sorghum – a new hope in dry times

While droughts devastate maize yields in parts of Kenya, IFAD supports farmers to grow more resilient crops, such as short-stemmed sorghum. In Kenya, 2.6 million people have found themselves short of food due to consecutive failed rains and a severe drought predicted...
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