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Improving food security and nutrition in Africa
Few regions present bigger development challenges than the African drylands – home to nearly 300 million people, and the vast majority of Africa’s poor. Food security and rural welfare in these areas are limited by a range ...
Africa and ICARDA
ICARDA has long-standing outreach programs in North Africa, the Nile Valley, and the Red Sea region (Fig 2). In its current strategic plan, the Center will extend its work to the drylands of Sub-Saharan Africa.
Food, income, and livelihoods: Impact of new agricultural technologies in Africa
Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan and Yemen have a combined population of 195 million, of whom 72% live in rural areas. All four economies are largely agriculture-based; but most farmers use traditional crop varieties and farming ...
Fighting poverty: Impact of improved faba bean technologies in Africa
Faba bean is a key crop and a major source of dietary protein throughout North and North-east Africa. Demand is growing, fuelled by rapid population growth, and the gap between supply and demand continues to increase. ...