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Access Agriculture work recognized with “iStandOut” award
11th November 2018
Access Agriculture was recently awarded Prize Digital for Development’s (D4D) ‘iStandOut’ award during an October ceremony in Belgium. Access Agriculture is an international NGO that hosts nearly 200 videos in 75 languages, all freely downloadable. Development organizations, extension services, TV...
Sustainable Development Solutions Network's e-conference on responding to fall armyworm a success
9th November 2018
 The SDSN’s 22-26 October e-conference on “Responding to Fall Armyworm in Africa” was a tremendous success. Over 500 people registered for the week, 70% of whom reside in Africa. Each daily session was well attended, attracting between 100 and 350 views. Participant also engaged with the...

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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.