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African Indigenous Vegetables Production and Consumption Behavior of Farmers in Zambia: An Econometric Analysis

African indigenous vegetables (AIVs) have recently received wide attention for their contribution toward food and nutrition security. Promoting the production and consumption of AIVs is likely to mitigate food insecurity and alleviate malnutrition in the African region. To document and analyze existing patterns of AIV production in Zambia, farmers were surveyed in person using a … Read More

Mara Sanders selected for Borlaug Inst on Global Food Security

Plant Biology Graduate student Mara Sanders selected to participate in the 2017 Borlaug Summer Institute on Global Food Security at Purdue University. The institute is a 2 week long program bringing together 40 graduate students from US Institutions interested in developing a holistic understanding of the conceptual challenges around global food security. This introduction to … Read More

Investing in Global Food Security: Doctoral Student David Byrnes Named Kirchner Food Fellow

Rutgers doctoral student David Byrnes has been selected as one three Kirchner Food Fellows for 2015-2016. The purpose of the Kirchner Food Fellowship program is to foster the development of individuals who have the practical skills and knowledge to make effective investments in emerging agricultural technologies that can address global food security. The Kirchner Food Fellowship is … Read More