• Several scientists who worked with the Peanut Innovation Lab’s precursor, the Peanut & Mycotoxin Innovation Lab, were recognized at the 2018 meeting of the American Peanut Research & Education Society for their contributions to the industry. Barry Tillman of the University of Florida, who contributed to PMIL’s value chain improvement’s project in Haiti, took home…

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  • The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Peanut is hosting a webinar on July 24 at 11 a.m. to explore issues in peanut research related to gender. In the online session, participants will hear from Carol Tyroler, who wrote the paper “Gender Considerations in Groundnut Production” for USAID, as well as Helga Recke, the co-founder of…

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  • The Peanut Innovation Lab has scheduled a webinar to provide background and answer questions about two requests for proposals to work with the lab. The program will take concept notes for projects in the area of Nutrition and Gender/Youth considerations until Aug. 3. The webinar will be held July 16 at 1 p.m. Eastern Time.…

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  • The 50th Annual American Peanut Research and Education Society Annual meeting opens in Williamsburg, Virginia this week. Around 250 participants are expected to attend the meeting, which began today (Tuesday) with updates on variety development and discussion in the Seed Summit and Crop Germplasm Committee. The main meeting starts Wednesday. The Peanut Innovation Lab has…

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  • The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, in conjunction with Mars and the Sight and Life Foundation, is holding an elevator-pitch contest, asking for students and young professionals to share ideas that could lead to an aflatoxin-free food system. The best ideas for a disruptive solution can get $15,000 in seed funds and an audience with…

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  • USAID is sharing a draft of the program description for a new Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Research, Capacity and Policy Influence and soliciting feedback. The agency is NOT requesting applications at this time – only comments. The purpose of the award is to advance food security policy through high quality, relevant…

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  • USAID’s Bureau for Food Security has published a paper detailing what we’ve learned about gender roles in peanut production and processing over the past several years, as well as what areas researchers need to consider as they work with peanuts. “Gender Considerations for Researchers Working in Groundnuts,” prepared by Carol Tyroler, summarizes many of the…

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