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Nigeria is expected to be the third most populous country in the world by the end of the century, according to the UN. Over 50 million urban Nigerian dwellers demand more information about food, reflecting the need for more transparency.

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Western Sydney University's expertise in water management is providing an efficient tool for monitoring scarce groundwater reserves as large parts of India bake in extreme drought and heat. The MyWell smartphone app is enabling Indian farmers to monitor and manage scarce groundwater in a distributed and localized way to monitor water levels

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Globally, malnutrition, both from the perspective of sub-feeding and overweight, increases more and more and, as a consequence, generates negative effects on children's health, well-being and cognitive development.

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The University of California, Davis, will lead a new global research program to build and test ways to overcome some of the biggest remaining challenges for lifting and keeping rural families out of poverty in developing countries. 

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At the 2019 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and AgTech in Des Moines, Iowa, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) chemist Gordon Selling today reported on his group's use of steam-jet cooking and other processing methods to create a starch-vegetable-oil-based complex with a variety of useful properties.

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As a result of scientific studies execute during three agricultural campaigns, the National Institute of Agricultural Innovation (INIA)  identified a variety of purple corn with high yield potential and higher content of anthocyanins, a pigment that gives it its characteristic color and antioxidant properties.