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SNAP PI urges government policies on agroecology
11th June 2019
The closing ceremony of Singida Nutrition and Agroecology Project (SNAP) was held in Singida last week. During the ceremony Project PI Rachel Kerr said that agroecological farming needs policy backing so that it can be implemented by farmers effectively. Professor Kerr pointed out that...
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May 2019 Board Approvals
18th May 2019
The McKnight Foundation board of directors approved ten CCRP grants during its May board meeting. Congratulations to the following grantees:Association Ecology Technology and Culture in the Andes for an Andes project titled "Dissemination and Multiplication of Innovative Proposals on...
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Sorghum and pearl millet are major staples for smallholder farm families in West Africa where malnutrition is common. Local cereal fortification with indigenous legumes (cowpea, groundnut, Bambara groundnut), which are generally richer in protein, minerals and vitamins (e.g., iron, zinc, vitamins A and D), can be a means to remediate micronutrient deficiencies in common diets.