Farming

How can “Cow Melons” Transform the Future of Food Security?

Droughts hit smallholder crop farmers and pastoralists hard, and climate change is translating into less predictable weather. But Dr. Busani Moyo, acting dean of natural
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Farming

Has the Bambara Groundnut’s Moment Finally Arrived?

In 2000, the UK Department of International Development commissioned a study on the market for Bambara groundnut, a hearty and nutritious legume grown almost exclusively
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Food Security Forecast for 2024: Dark Skies Ahead

The economic disruptions brought about by war, price inflation, and the lingering effects of a global pandemic combined to make 2023 a challenging year for
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Africa

Grow Further Holds First Public Webinar, Discusses Global Food Security and Regenerative Agriculture

On January 24, Grow Further held its first public webinar, featuring Africa Food Prize laureate Dr. Ruth Oniang’o. Oniang’o and Grow Further founder Dr. Peter
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Africa

Global Food Security & Regenerative Agriculture: Cultivating Success with Bottom-Up Innovation

Join Grow Further’s founder Dr. Peter Kelly and Africa Food Prize Laureate Dr. Ruth Oniang’o for a conversation about bottom-up approaches for agricultural innovation. Together
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The Role of Social Scientists in Agricultural Research

The phrase “agricultural research” conjures images of professionals wielding hard science to explore how to grow more food or improve farm incomes. One might imagine
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Blinken Talks Dirt and VACS at Davos

Once again, the world’s elite gathered in Davos, Switzerland to attend the World Economic Forum, widely referred to as simply “Davos” for short. The annual
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Africa

Small Farm Innovation Champion from Burkina Faso Passes Away at 77

Many of this newsletter’s readers have likely never heard of Yacouba Sawadogo. His name is perhaps not as famous as his greatest fans might prefer,
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