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Prem Bindraban Discusses Youth Job Creation Through Advanced Soil and Plant Nutrition

Prem Bindraban, director of IFDC’s European-Netherlands Office, is giving a presentation on February 8, 2017, about the importance of plant and soil nutrition for farmers in sub-Saharan Africa. He will speak at the Food First conference in The Hague about how African agriculture needs precise and innovative fertilizers to improve health, harvests, and the environment, all while engaging youth and encouraging…

Better Nutrition in Benin

Kangkong, also known as water spinach or swamp cabbage, is popular in Asia but previously unknown in Benin. 2SCALE introduced the crop in a pilot program that began in 2013 and has grown steadily. Fresh vegetables are too expensive for most low-income families in Benin. The pilot program, in partnership with East West Seed, brought in high-quality seeds for field trials…

Feeding Crops, Feeding the World – Part 4: 2 More Ways to Improve Plant Nutrition

Each year, one in nine people lack access to basic nutrition. With 795 million hungry, it’s easy to see how urgent the issue of malnourishment has become.

Bad nutrition is the biggest challenge in the north – USAID

USAID introduces new technology in Ghana to combat nutrition issues.

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