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The Collaborative Crop Research Program of The McKnight Foundation is pleased to welcome Batamaka Somé as Regional Representative for the West Africa region. Dr. Somé, a practicing anthropologist, is a research consultant based in Burkina Faso. He has conducted extensive research in agriculture...

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Groundnut Rosette Disease can severely impact groundnut yields, challenging smallholder farmer’ livelihoods. To learn more about the transmission and management practices for this virus check out the video below or visit https://youtu.be/wtZ2tArhLwU....

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The Chopcca communities are a Quechua-speaking indigenous group located in the highlands (3500-4500 masl) around Huancavelica, Peru. Chopcca communities farm at high altitudes and are susceptible to frost that can wipe out the majority of a harvest in one night. The staple crop in the region is native potato.