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Call for Candidates: 2019 International Scientific Prize and 2019 Innovation Prize
25th February 2019
Agropolis Foundation and Olam International are now accepting nominations for the "2019 Louis Malassis International Prize for Agriculture and Food" and the "2019 Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security." Learn more about the awards and how to make nominations here. The deadline for nominations...
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Free online course on sustainable nutrition and agriculture
13th December 2018
Free online course on sustainable nutrition and agriculture – starts February 11! How do we ensure a healthy and sustainable diet for our growing world population? How should agriculture adapt – or stay the same – to support the Sustainable Development Goals? The free SDG Academy...
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Featured Project

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.