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  • USAID is accepting concept notes to implement the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Systems for Nutrition program. The Food System Innovation Lab will design, lead and implement a program of nutrition-sensitive food-system research and capacity-building aimed at addressing opportunities and challenges, and will serve as a resource to the Bureau for Resilience and…

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  • Two papers based on research conducted under the Peanut Innovation Lab and its precursor, the Peanut & Mycotoxin Innovation Lab, recently were published in Peanut Science. The peer-reviewed online research journal included one article on the cost-benefit of production interventions in northern Ghana and another article about crossing modern peanut with a peanut ancestor. One…

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  • The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Bureau for Resilience and Food Security (RFS) has issued a Draft Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for a new Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Current and Emerging Threats to Crops (CETC) which aims to design, lead, and implement a research program focused on the control of current…

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  • The University of Georgia has received a $700,000 grant from the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Safety to help improve food safety in Senegal’s dairy industry. The project is part of a larger $2.9 million parent grant from the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Safety, based at Cornell and Purdue Universities and funded…

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  • Congrats to Bob Kemerait, a longtime collaborator with the Peanut Innovation Lab, who was recognized by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Science for his international research work. Kemerait has worked in Extension with UGA for 20 years, focusing on developing disease and nematode management strategies. At the same time, he has…

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  • Jagger Harvey, the director of the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for the Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss, is editing a special issue of the journal “Foods,” titled “Safeguarding the Global Food Supply: Advances in Mycotoxin Prevention, Surveillance and Mitigation” “While research and development efforts are successfully increasing production, improving processing and expanding the availability of…

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  • The U.S. Agency for International Development is accepting comments on a call for a Horticulture Innovation Lab. A recent Feed the Future Horticulture Innovation Lab program was managed by the University of California-Davis, but went on hiatus last year at the end of 10-year term. As it is currently proposed, the lab will work in two…

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