The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) has approved new standards to support the development of insect-derived protein-rich food products for human consumption — a promising boost for insect farmers in Kenya.
IDRC, in partnership with the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), is looking for innovative ideas to address the challenge of reducing food loss within value chains of the Global South.
With face to face interactions restricted or no longer possible as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Cultivate Africa’s Future (CultiAF) research teams in Kenya and Mozambique are finding new ways to use digital technologies to continue working with their beneficiaries.
IDRC is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity to advance the generation and use of context-specific evidence that will drive changes in food systems and enable healthy and sustainable diets in eastern Africa.
Women in science are underrepresented on a global scale. According to data from the International Food Policy Research Institute, women account for only 27% of researchers in low and middle-income countries.
IDRC’s Innovative Veterinary Solutions for Antimicrobial Resistance (InnoVet-AMR) team will join scientists and researchers from around the world for the 3rd International Symposium on Alternatives to Antibiotics in Thailand from December 16–18.
IDRC invests in evidence, innovations, and policies to improve health and prevent chronic diseases through healthier food systems in low- and middle-income countries—more than CA$20 million in support of over 35 projects.
On September 16, IDRC and partners from African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD), the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the BNP Paribas Foundation, the Agropolis Foundation, and the European Commission, will gather in Nairobi, Kenya, to celebrate the launch of the inaugural cohort of the One Planet Fellowship.
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