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Two New Labs To Be Launched For Africa's Agriculture
Monday, 2013/08/05 | 11:02:46

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced two new Feed the Future Innovation Laboratories to improve climate resilience in some of Africa's main cereal crops and increase private sector investment that can help smallholder farmers.The two new facilities include the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Sorghum & Millet and the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy.

 

The new Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Sorghum & Millet will be led by Kansas State University. The main focus is to produce innovations and technologies - such as climate-resilient varieties and new, more profitable market approaches for farmers. These technologies will be used across sorghum and millet producing areas in Africa.

 

See the original article at http://allafrica.com/stories/201307290755.html.

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