Innovation Labs Participate in Feed the Future’s Global Learning and Evidence Exchange (GLEE) on Scaling Agricultural Technologies

In January, Feed the Future held its second Global Learning and Evidence Exchange (GLEE) on Scaling Agricultural Technologies—focused on Asia and held in Bangkok, Thailand. More than 70 participants from USAID missions, implementing partners, and global research centers discussed best […]

Innovation Labs and Partners visit Feed the Future
Ghana projects

Following the Feed the Future Innovation Labs for Collaborative Research partner’s workshop, a group of participants traveled north from Accra to Tamale to see firsthand how both research and development projects are addressing the issues driving the Feed the Future […]

Horticulture CRSP launches third
Regional Center of Innovation

With the launch of a new center in Kenya, the Horticulture Collaborative Research Support Program has successfully opened three centers worldwide dedicated to serving as hubs for horticulture-related activities in nearby developing countries. The Horticulture CRSP Regional Center of Innovation at […]

Reducing the Vulnerability of Kenya’s Pastoralists to Drought with Livestock Insurance

In the arid and semi-arid lands of northern Kenya, pastoralists’ livelihoods depend on the health of their herds. In anticipation of drought, households often avoid potentially high-return activities for safer strategies, keeping them poorer than they need to be. When […]

New Network of Plant Pathologists Prevents Disease Spread

Phytophthora, Greek for plant‐destroyer, is a ubiquitous plant pathogen that robs the world’s farmers of billions of dollars each year. This soil‐inhabiting pathogen, more closely related to brown algae than true fungi, travels the dank, dirty corners of Earth’s underbelly […]

Eggplant Grafting Transforms Life In Jessore, Bangladesh

In a small village in western Bangladesh under the shade of a bamboo-framed thatch roof, two women sit and work with a razor blade and eggplant seedlings. With a deft movement of hand on plant, Shovarani Kar and Trishna Rani […]