Increasing Youth Engagement in Feed the Future

Increasing Youth Engagement in Feed the Future

A key goal of Feed the Future is to increase youth empowerment and livelihoods, because supporting and empowering youth can help to sustainably reduce global hunger, malnutrition and poverty. With one third of the total population — about 2.3 billion people —between...
A thriving community of women seed producers

A thriving community of women seed producers

By Agathe Diama, Head-Regional Information – WCA, West & Central Africa Program It started with just three women farmers who were part of a pilot from Pagou village, Burkina Faso, who were trained on improved groundnut seed production in 2015. The three women...
Mechanized: Transforming Africa’s Agriculture Value Chains

Mechanized: Transforming Africa’s Agriculture Value Chains

The report — Mechanized: Transforming Africa’s Agriculture Value Chains — summarizes the findings of a systematic analysis of what countries at the forefront of progress in mechanization have done right. It analyzes which policy decisions were taken and which...
Bolstering NARS Partners with Systems Modeling Training

Bolstering NARS Partners with Systems Modeling Training

The use of systems modeling tools and decision support systems can be of great advantage to farmers by helping them plan their farming activities based on weather predictions. ICRISAT has been actively involved in building up the capacities of its NARS partners in...
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