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AquaFish Director Hillary Egna Honored for Contributions to Aquaculture by the World Aquaculture Society

Dr. Hillary Egna, director of the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on AquaFish, was recognized for her contributions to the field of aquaculture with The World Aquaculture Society’s (WAS) Honorary Life Award during the society’s triennial meeting […]

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The Feed the Future Innovation Labs for Collaborative Research Council Meeting: Tanzania, March 4 – 8, 2013

The Feed the Future Innovation Labs for Collaborative Research (formerly CRSP) held their Council meeting “Examining Opportunities for Linkages in Collaborative Research, Technology Dissemination, and Human and Institutional Capacity Development” in Dar es Salaam and Morogoro, Tanzania between Monday, March 4 […]

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30 Years of CRSP Research on Animal Source Foods and Child Cognitive Development: A Presentation by Montague Demment

Montague Demment, Associate Vice President for International Development at the APLU and former Director of the Global Livestock CRSP spoke on “Animal Source Foods and Child Cognitive Development: A USAID Success Story of University Research to Private Sector Implementation.” The […]

Harry Rea, USAID AOR, and PI Jay Norton with a prototype of the multifunctional implement (MFI). The MFI substantially increases the efficiency of lo/no-till cultivation (lo/no-till being one of the three keystones of conservation ag as defined by the FAO).  The MFI will play a key role in the future of CAPS projects in eastern Uganda and Kenya.

SANREM in Cincinnati: Researchers attend Annual Meeting

Over sixty  researchers and students from twelve  different universities, as well as other NGO partners and representatives from  USAID, convened in Cincinnati, Ohio on October 21- 22 for the Feed the Future Food Security Innovation Lab: Collaborative Research on Sustainable […]

A CRSP-trainee from Zanmi Agrikol collects soil samples for soil fertility analysis.

Arresting environmental decline in Haiti: Learning about Conservation Agriculture

The farmlands of Haiti’s Central Plateau are severely degraded, limiting small-scale farmers’ ability to produce food and feed for home and market. SANREM CRSP researchers, together with NGO and government partners, are promoting better environmental stewardship by working with Haitian farmers […]

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Nutrition CRSP Goes to London

How does a program measure the impacts of complex multi-sector agriculture, nutrition, and health (ANH) programs? How can researchers capture the why and how of a program’s successes and failures? On June 21 and 22, 2012, the Nutrition Collaborative Research […]

What looks like a painter’s palette is a way for entomologist Dewi Sartiami (Bogor Agricultural U) to collect insect specimens–in this case, an invasive pest called thrips–from potato plants. Assisting Dewi are Naidu Rayapati (Washington State) and Gandhi Karthikeyan (TNAU).

Feeding more people with healthier crops: Virology symposium hosted by IPM CRSP in India

A symposium organized by the Integrated Pest Management Collaborative Research Support Program (IPM CRSP) in India brings together experts in plant virus diseases to help farmers grow healthier crops. Almost one-third of the world’s population lives in tropical Asia, with […]

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A Conversation with Congressional Staff about CRSP Contributions to Food Security

On June 5, four of the ten CRSP Directors held an information session with staff representing members participating in both House and Senate Agriculture Committees at the Rayburn House Office Building. The focus of the conversation was on the CRSP contributions to food […]

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Peanut CRSP and Meds & Food for Kids Team Up to Support Haitian Peanut Farmers

  In Haiti, local peanut farmers have started supplying peanuts for the manufacture of ready-to-use therapeutic foods (RUTFs), which are nutrition-dense and contribute to reversing childhood malnutrition and supporting HIV-infected individuals.  Farmers are able to meet demand because they have […]

The Pulse CRSP meeting highlighted many of the CRSP's research advances that are aligned with FTF strategies.

Transforming Grain-Legume Systems to Enhance Nutrition and Livelihoods

In February 2012, the Dry Grain Pulses (Pulse) CRSP cohosted with the Rwanda Agriculture Board a five day global pulse research meeting attended by approximately 100 grain legume scientists from over 25 countries.  In addition to Pulse CRSP U.S. and […]