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Advancing Together: Highlights from 10 years of CCRP in West Africa
October 11, 2016 - Highlights from 10 years of work in the West Africa Community of Practice of The McKnight Foundation's Collaborative Crop Research program.

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New Frontiers in Legume Research
October 11, 2016 - A collection of case studies based on 10 years of research in Malawi, produced by the McKnight Collaborative Crop Research Program's Southern Africa community of practice.

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Grains and root crops are widely grown and consumed in Uganda. However, 19% of the Ugandan population is undernourished with half of those affected not having access to adequate amounts of calories. Malnutrition and under-nutrition among children under 5 years old is unacceptably high.