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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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2017 - Quarter Four Newsletter
7th February 2018
The Southern Africa Community of practice welcomes a new Liaison Scientist and hosts their annual regional meeting. Join us for these and other highlights from across the Collaborative Crop Research Program.
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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.