International Center for Tropical Agriculture

Beans Are Popping Up in Healthy Snack Bars - and Helping Farmers and Food Security in Africa

When Harriet Aber entered the LovePulses Showcase competition with her special bean-amaranth energy bar, she never imagined it would take her from Uganda to Chicago.

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Climate Change Is Going to Change the Flavor of Coffee, and You're Not Going to Like It

There have been lots of studies into the likely impacts of climate change on gourmet coffee, and the millions of smallholders that produce it.

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Non-Native Diets Are on the Rise as Countries Increasingly Rely on Foreign Crops

The origins of over two-thirds of the grains, legumes, fruits, vegetables, and other agricultural crops countries grow and consume can be traced to ancient breadbaskets in distant parts of the world, according to an exhaustive peer-reviewed report published today.

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How a New Quick-to-Cook Porridge Could Help Fight Malnutrition and Support Small Farmers in Africa

A research project tackling malnutrition among vulnerable populations in Kenya and Uganda launched in Nairobi in early April.

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