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World Cocoa Foundation and TCHO Partner to Boost Flavor and Value of Ghana’s Cocoa Crop

WASHINGTON /PRNewswire/ — The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) and chocolate maker TCHO are collaborating to introduce innovations and quality improvements to cocoa grown in Ghana. This will take the form of a “Flavor Lab” located at the Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana (CRIG) and on-farm extension work. The project’s goal is to demonstrate to farmers the direct link between quality at the farm level and increased value for their products. read more

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HUNGER SEASON BITES ACROSS SOUTHERN AFRICA AS MILLIONS FACE PROSPECT OF FOOD SHORTAGES

by Wallace Mawire
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Food production forum gathers in South Africa

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa read more

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2012 Global Hunger Index: World Hunger Declines, but Progress Is Slow and Threatened by Unsustainable Use of Natural Resources

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Soros Economic Development Fund and IFU Invest Millions in Food Security and Clean Cooking Venture in Africa

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FBSciences and Clinton Foundation Announce Significant Advancements for African Crop Production

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Mobile Phones and Apps Making a Difference in the Lives of Poor Farmers

Accessing the info they never had and producing more, better read more

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African seed companies called to serve poor farmers

By Rebecca Chimjeka read more

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Bill Gates Calls International Response to Helping Poor Farmers Outdated and Inefficient, Outlines Changes Needed to Feed 1 Billion Hungry

Announces nearly $200 million in new agriculture grants, bringing foundation total to over $2 billion read more

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Research strategy to realize Africa’s tremendous rice potential unveiled

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