• Conference Presentations Available

    The oral presentations from the Feed the Future Legume Innovation Lab


    Grain Legume Research Conference 2017 are now available as PDF links on this website at Conference Program with Links to PDFs.

  • 2017 Grain Legume Research Conference a Success

    The Feed the Future Legume Innovation Lab Grain Legume Research Conference, held in partnership with the Institut de l’Environnement et des Recherches Agricoles (INERA) – Burkina Faso, an institute of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique et Technologique (CNRST), in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, from 13 to 18 August, was a wonderful success, with more than 75 oral presentations and nearly 60 poster presentation made over the five-day gathering of 140-plus attendees from more than 15 different countries.

    Andrew Young, U.S. Ambassador to Burkina Faso, listens to
    conference attendees’ questions and comments following his
    speech on Friday, 18 August.

    Dignitaries, including Jacob Ouedraogo, Burkina Faso’s Minister of Agriculture and Water Development; Andrew Young, U.S. Ambassador to Burkina Faso; and David Young, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy in Burkina Faso, along with (continued/more) (Grain_Legume_Conference_2017.pdf)

  • New Global Food Security Research Strategy Released

    The United States has played a leading role in ending hunger and poverty. U.S. Government’s investments in global food security and finding new and innovative ways to promote global food security do more than serve humanitarian goals; they are crucial to America’s continued security and prosperity.

    Evidence indicates that research investments enable the productivity gains that drive global improvements in food security and protect against tomorrow’s food security risks—at home and abroad.

    In response to this imperative, U.S. government agencies that are part of Feed the Future developed a new U.S. Government Global Food Security Research Strategy to help reduce hunger, poverty and malnutrition through science, technology. and innovation.

    Download the USG Global Food Security Research Strategy.

    For the executive summary, download the GFS Research Strategy Brochure

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