Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Grain Legumes
The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Grain Legumes (Legume Innovation Lab) contributes to economic growth and food and nutrition security through knowledge and technology generation that strengthens grain legume (e.g., bean, cowpea, tepary beans, etc.) value chains and enhances the capacity and sustainability of agriculture research institutions that serve grain legume sectors in developing countries of Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America.
Burkina Faso’s capital city Ouagadougou will host the closing ceremony of the International Year of Pulses.
The announcement was made by Director-General José Graziano da Silva during a meeting with Burkina Faso’s President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré. more
Juan Carolos Rosas, who has worked with the Feed the Future Legume Innovation Lab as a bean breeder on projects in Central America and the Caribbean for nearly 30 years,
was honored on 16 November 2016 at EAP Zamorano, with the naming of a building in his honor. more
Emerging Ag is sponsoring a pulse-focused action for World Food Day. They are conducting a ThunderClap to activate millions of people all over the world to think about the role pulses play in a sustainable food system. It is one simple step:
Go to https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/47410-lovepulses-on-world-food-day?locale=en and sign up to support on either Facebook, Twitter, or Tumblr.
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