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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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2018 - Quarter Three Newsletter
6th November 2018
The McKnight Foundation board of directors approved seven CCRP project grants during its August board meeting. Learn more about these projects and get the latest updates from each region in this, the third quarterly newsletter of 2018.
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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.