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November 5, 2014 | Featured Topic
Thanksgiving wouldn’t be the holiday we all know and love without sweet potatoes. But did you know they are nutritious as well?
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November 25, 2014
If you’re looking for a last-minute dish for your Thanksgiving table this year, consider one of these winning sweet potato recipes.
Field Story
November 20, 2014 | Newsletter
Afioluwa Mogaji, a second-generation agricultural turnaround specialist from Nigeria with over 17 years of experience in livestock and crop production, is so passionate about the agriculture sector that he changed his name to Africanfarmer.
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November 20, 2014 | Newsletter
“Professionally, the Cochran Fellowship has opened a new beginning for me, my co-operative and my country,” says Emmanual Swai, a Cochran alumnus from Tanzania. “We will utilize what we gained for the benefit of our people and the dairy industry as a whole.”
Field Story
November 20, 2014 | Newsletter
The inaugural exchange brought together nineteen students from the partner universities to engage in cross-cultural dialogue and collaborative research, paving the way for the integration of experiential education into the curriculum of the MSc program, which began in November 2014.
Field Story
November 20, 2014 | Newsletter
In support of Feed the Future’s goal to drive agriculture-led development and food security, the U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) awarded 36 of these Fellows $25,000 entrepreneurship grants to expand or launch new ventures, many of which are creating jobs, providing training for youth and expanding affordable food supplies in the Fellows’ home countries.
Field Story
November 20, 2014 | Newsletter
BHEARD supports long-term training of agricultural researchers at the masters and doctoral levels, and links scientific and higher education communities in Feed the Future focus countries and the United States.
Field Story
November 20, 2014 | Newsletter
To date, the project has reached more than 37,000 young people in Kenya. Many of these young men and women now transport their own produce to local markets and deliver seedlings to farmers using boda bodas, or motorbikes.