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Research helps parents “give milk” to improve nutrition and livelihoods in Rwanda


March 13, 2019

by Judy Kimani, International Livestock Research Institute ◊ Gabura Amata Mubyeyi, translated from Kinyarwanda, means “Parents, Give Milk.” This phrase communicates one of the core messages resulting from an ongoing research project ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, UF/IFAS
Tags: Africa, Communicating, Cooperative, Household, Human Health, Income, Milk, Nutrition, Pregnancy, Rwanda, Value Chain

UF partners with international organization to combat food insecurity in Africa


October 26, 2017

DES MOINES, Iowa – The University of Florida and a leading Africa-based international research institute are bringing their scientists together to speed the science of fighting hunger, poverty, and pollution. The UF Institute of Food and ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Africa, Agreement, Food Security, IFAS, News

University of Florida receives part of $7 million grant to empower women farmers in Africa


November 20, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – When Kathleen Colverson works in places like Mozambique, Tanzania and Ethiopia, she watches as women farmers rise before dawn to gather firewood and water to make breakfast for their families. They send the older children ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Africa, Extension, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, University Of Florida, Usaid

UF study helps quantify biodiversity decrease around farmland


September 10, 2013

Click here for photo. Caption at bottom. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Animal biodiversity suffers near conservation areas that border big farms, and the effects can spread for miles, according to a new study by University of Florida researchers ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Africa, Biodiversity, CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, PLoS One, Robert McCleery, Sugarcane, Swaziland, University Of Florida, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation, Zachary M. Hurst

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