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A man stands next to an agricultural tool called a dibbler
Fenton B. Sands
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October 31, 2013 | Featured Topic
Innovation is central to feeding a world with a growing population and limited natural resources.
Blog
February 4, 2016 | Blog
What do football and food security have to do with each other? More than you might think! Read on to learn how connected we are through the foods we eat.
News
January 28, 2016 | Newsletter
For smallholder farmers, there's no problem more challenging than access to post-harvest storage. If improperly stored, the grain can become contaminated and cause health problems. Now, a more farmer-friendly moisture meter is helping farmers determine whether their grain is ready to be stored.
Field Story
January 28, 2016 | Newsletter
In his local Ghanaian community, where many children suffer from malnutrition, Peace Corp Volunteer Joe Stein, known locally as the 'Moringa Man,’ has focused most of his service on moringa tree cultivation, helping to provide healthier futures for Ghanaian children.
News
January 28, 2016 | Newsletter
Soybean has been the fastest growing land crop for the last 15 years, but farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa haven’t yet tapped into the soybean revolution. The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Soybean Value Chain Research is testing soybean varieties across several countries across the region to connect these farmers to a thriving market.
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January 28, 2016 | Newsletter
In many developing countries, more than half of all produce is wasted due to lack of affordable and effective cooling technologies. A farmer from upstate New York is trying to change that with the CoolBot, a small device with big potential to change the way farmers store food.
News
January 28, 2016 | Newsletter
Across much of Africa, an alliance between Feed the Future and private sector partners is changing the food processing industry for the better, benefiting more food processors, more consumers, and more farmers.
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January 28, 2016 | Newsletter
Mozambican cashew farmers, once leaders in the global cashew market, found themselves falling behind after the country's civil war. Now, they're finding their way back to prosperity after an effort to revitalize the value of Mozambican cashews.