• Organizers and officials talk about the tour’s goals, while cameras capture the sites that participants visited over two days.

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  • Ten years ago, the Georgia Peanut Tour welcomed its first visitor from the Southern African nation of Malawi, where peanuts are part of the local cuisine but are mostly grown in small gardens or bought in informal markets. Over the next decade, visitors from Malawi attended the tour every year, traveling halfway around the world to see…

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  • USAID Administrator Samantha Power traveled to Georgia on Friday and spoke at an event announcing expansion of the MANA plant that produces ready-to-use therapeutic food. The plant in Fitzgerald, Ga. employs 60 local people and can produce up to 121,000 pounds of RUTF per day, enough for 1 million children a year, but 45 million…

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  • Congratulations to Stephen Arthur, who completed his doctoral degree from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in agronomy and pest management. His research with the Peanut Innovation Lab into production packages and cropping sequence will be used to recommend agronomic practices to farmers, making a tangible difference in their productivity and success. Dr. Arthur is a…

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  • The Ghana Groundnut Working Group (GGWG), in collaboration with CSIR-SARI, hosted a two-day workshop at the Mariam Hotel in Tamale on 25-26 July 2023. The workshop brought together stakeholders and experts from across the groundnut value chain to deliberate on effective strategies for enhancing the groundnut industry in Ghana. With the theme “Development Partners as…

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  • CNFA (Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture) named Jamie Rhoads, the assistant director of the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Peanut, the group’s volunteer of the year. Rhoads shares the honor with 30 volunteers in Southern Africa who worked together to train hundreds of farmers in peanut cultivation and aflatoxin management.  As a response to…

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  • USAID is seeking information from stakeholders to help shape a planned five-year activity on nutrition. The Bureau for Global Health is designing a new nutrition activity to fill evidence gaps to improve outcomes through health systems while ensuring local partners design, implement, disseminate, and use such evidence for policies and programs. Four or five to-be-determined…

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