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Field Story
August 3, 2017 | Newsletter
One young Ugandan woman is transforming diets with the high-yielding, nutrient-rich pumpkin. What started with $140 and a dream is now the successful agribusiness, Byeffe Foods Ltd., providing an affordable food choice and economic opportunities for other young people across Uganda.
Field Story
August 3, 2017 | Newsletter
Gnima Koma already had a lifetime of experience farming, but with help from Feed the Future, she increased her farm’s size and gained confidence in managing and analyzing data to make better decisions for her farm and local community. Now, her farm is five times as big and her returns have tripled.
Field Story
August 3, 2017 | Newsletter
Nigerians love fish. With fish being a staple in many local dishes, and the local supply limited by the high demand, Chi Farms, through the Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation program, is helping small farmers to access juvenile fish and receive extension services such as training in good aquaculture practices and financial management.
Field Story
August 3, 2017 | Newsletter
Mobile cassava processing stations in Benin are allowing members of Mialebouni Association, a community organization of women farmers, to go from small association to commercial enterprise. Funded by the U.S. African Development Foundation and supported by the Government of Benin, the capacity building grant responsible for this technology is changing lives, one tuber at a time.
Field Story
August 3, 2017 | Newsletter
Private-public partnerships are contributing to the the success of pastoral farmers in Kenya. Agricultural researchers, insurance companies, and the Government of Kenya recently joined forces to establish the Kenya Livestock Insurance Program (KLIP), helping families who depend on livestock farming to manage risk and build resilience.
Field Story
August 3, 2017 | Newsletter
Young mothers in Cambodia are benefiting from a Feed the Future nutrition project that encourages women to invest in their families future using low-cost solutions to improve nutrition, hygiene and sanitation.
Field Story
August 3, 2017 | Newsletter
Crop pests and diseases don’t recognize borders. For this reason, the Feed the Future Integrated Pest Management Innovation Lab is supporting researchers to combat emerging threats to agriculture production. As a result, farmers in Nepal, India and Bangladesh are using fungus to fight disease and coconut dust to raise seedlings.