Mali

Watermelons for life: The potential of indigenous African genetic resources

Genetic resources of indigenous plant species are important for crop and diet diversity. Watermelon originates from Africa, and indigenous genetic resources have potential both as a source of protein…
Total grant
5,619,188

Improving food potential in West African parkland trees

Leaves and fruits of Baobab (Adansonia digitata) and the African Locust Bean (Parkia biglobosa) are, utilized daily in West African households and rich in vitamins, proteins and nutrients. Both…
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4,493,380

Inter-locked crises, competing value chains, and food security in Africa

The inter-locking of three crises (food, energy/climate change and financial crises) is affecting the configuration of food and biofuel value chains and access to food in Africa. The impact of high…
Total grant
200,000