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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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Farewell to Andes Liaison Scientist Julio Postigo
30th November 2018
Andes Liaison Scientist Julio Postigo will be transitioning out of his role with the program by the end of 2018. The CCRP program wishes to acknowledge and thank Julio for his important contributions to the program. More than two and a half years ago, Julio stepped into the Liaison Scientist...
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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.