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Kaying Vang to pursue a Ph.D. in the field of evaluation
19th April 2018
After nearly five years, Kaying Vang will be leaving the McKnight Foundation to pursue further studies and practice in the field of evaluation. She will spend the summer in a paid evaluation internship at Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies, and begin the Ph.D. program in evaluation studies in the...
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SDG Academy MOOC relaunching mid-April
10th April 2018
 Feeding a Hungry Planet: Agriculture, Nutrition and Sustainability, a free online course produced by SDG Academy, is relaunching on April 16th.This course covers the role of agricultural and food systems in the ambitious yet imperative goal of feeding our growing world population a healthy...
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Featured Project

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.