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Health and nutrition
 
Blog Post
23 March 2018
Could maize be a curse for Africa?

You must be wondering why the title? Well, this comes from a debate during the Third Global Food Security Conference in Cape Town in December 2017, and I will explain below the context in which it...

Health and nutrition
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News Story
1 November 2016
Sida-funded research on sweet potato gets the World Food Prize

The 2016 World Food Prize, often called the “Nobel prize for food and agriculture” was granted to the International Potato Center (CIP). CIP is a research center that successfully bred a variety of orange sweet potato that is rich in beta carotene. Beta carotene is a nutrient that our bodies use to produce vitamin A.