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Feed the Future -- the U.S. Government’s Global Food Security initiative -- takes an integrated approach to combating the root causes of hunger, malnutrition, and poverty.

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In a major breakthrough, scientists from 21 research institutes globally, have successfully completed sequencing of 429 chickpea lines from 45 countries to identify genes for tolerance to drought and heat. The efforts equipped the team with key insights into the crop’s genetic diversity, domestication and agronomic traits.

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LIMA] In order to unite efforts to strengthen and articulate policies and create a culture o

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From urban farming to drones, innovation can help fill the gap between production and consumption.
by Fiona Harvey

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Extension, as a socially-based institution, must constantly evolve with society. This case study on the Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services uses social network theory to add to the literature on network emergence in the context of extension.

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This introduction to the special issue deploys a framework, inspired by realist synthesis and introduced in section 1, that aims to untangle the contexts, mechanisms, and outcomes associated with investments that link poverty reduction and rural prosperity within a broad agri-food systems perspective.