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04 May

The new FAO-Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa – FARA Compendium of forgotten foods in Africa aims to move the needle by identifying so-called orphan foods that very often are “locally adapted and less fastidious than exotic cultivars” such as maize, rice or wheat. The compendium presents 100 examples of neglected local foods that have the potential to sustainably provide the much-needed dietary nutrients to various communities across Africa.

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28 December

Bambara groundnut: Africa’s key to food and nutrition security 22 December 2022 Bambara groundnut seeds from IITA’s Genetic Resource Center Food and nutrition insecurity is a major challenge facing the global community. To fill the food and nutrition security gap in a world with a population predicted to exceed 9 billion by 2050, IITA-CGIAR is […]

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