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How Clean Water Became a Senegal Entrepreneur’s Most Popular Product

By: Feed the Future

This social entrepreneur is educating villages on the importance of nutritious diets and providing better access to clean water. Tucked in the corner of Aissata Thilogme’s small store is her best-selling product — clean water. Thilogme is a community-based solution provider, or local social entrepreneur, in the Matam region of…

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Telling the Story of Ending Global Hunger Through Photos

By: Feed the Future

We’ve wrapped up yet another photo contest here at Feed the Future and we’re excited to publish all the amazing photos for you to view. Read on to find out which photos won and the stories behind them. 


Smallholders in Senegal Embrace Low-Tech Solutions for High Yields

By: Feed the Future

Gnima Koma already had a lifetime of experience farming, but with help from Feed the Future, she increased her farm’s size and gained confidence in managing and analyzing data to make better decisions for her farm and local community. Now, her farm is five times as big and her returns have tripled. 


A Focus on Nutrition Improves Community Health in Senegal

As a mother of seven and a grandmother of four, good nutrition for her family is always at the forefront of Thiane’s mind. A nutrition project in Senegal is giving her the tools she needs to ensure her community can grow, share, and sell more nutritious food for better health and extra profit.


A Female Entrepreneur Pays It Forward in Senegal

Businesswoman Astou Gaye Mbacke, an entrepreneur supported by the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Processing and Post-Harvest Handling, is using her new equipment and training to grow her cereal processing business and employ more than 100 people in her village. 


Partnerships Provide Cleaner Energy Options for Rural Senegal

Households across rural Senegal rely on wood, crop residue or dung-fueled fires that cause health hazards and take a toll on the environment. To address this issue, the Cochran Fellowship Program has explored alternative, safer, and more efficient cooking methods and is actively promoting a new cook stove to communities across the country.

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