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This project will improve the efficiency of agricultural extension services by scaling up enhanced information and communication technology-enabled (ICT) extension service models in Ghana.
Topic(s): TELECOMMUNICATIONS, GHANA
Region(s): Ghana
Total Funding: CA$ 1,500,000.00

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Small millets have superior nutritional qualities and climate resilience, but small millet production and consumption in many South Asian countries, such as India, remains low.
Topic(s): FOOD PRODUCTION, SOUTH ASIA, Technological change, FOOD PROCESSING, INDIA
Region(s): India
Total Funding: CA$ 1,477,540.00

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Despite the well-documented advantages of improved legume technologies, adoption is slow.
Topic(s): SMALL FARMS, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, TRAINING, TANZANIA, MEDIA, AFRICA
Region(s): Tanzania
Total Funding: CA$ 1,498,174.00

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Access to farm inputs is difficult for most small farmers across sub-Saharan Africa.
Topic(s): SMALL FARMS, AFRICA SOUTH OF SAHARA, BUSINESS ORGANIZATION, RURAL AREAS, TRAINING, Food security
Region(s): Kenya
Total Funding: CA$ 1,500,000.00

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In eastern and southern Africa, most yogurt production is carried out by industries using large-scale fermentation technologies to target urban consumers.
Topic(s): SMALL FARMS, MEDIUM SCALE INDUSTRY, Evaluation, CANADA, EAST AFRICA
Region(s): Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
Total Funding: CA$ 1,450,504.00

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The Bolivian Amazon is home to many of South America's poorest and most food insecure people.
Topic(s): Food security, FISHERY MANAGEMENT, PRIVATE SECTOR, WOMEN MANAGERS, LATIN AMERICA
Region(s): Bolivia
Total Funding: CA$ 4,998,617.00

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Ethiopia has one of the highest prevalences of protein-calorie malnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies in the world.
Topic(s): MALNUTRITION, Food security, WOMEN, MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH, FOOD TECHNOLOGY, AFRICA
Region(s): Ethiopia
Total Funding: CA$ 3,845,000.00

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Poor soil fertility and land degradation result in low production yields and quality for indigenous vegetables in West Africa.
Topic(s): WEST AFRICA, WATER MANAGEMENT, PRIVATE SECTOR, Food security, FERTILIZERS
Region(s): Benin, Nigeria
Total Funding: CA$ 5,000,000.00

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Household food insecurity, seasonal food shortages, and nutritional deficiencies among women and children are prevalent in Cambodia.
Topic(s): NUTRITION, Food security, WOMEN, FOOD PRODUCTION, DIET, FOOD SHORTAGE
Region(s): Cambodia
Total Funding: CA$ 4,500,000.00

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This project will allow researchers from Canada and Kenya to field trial a vaccine for contagious bovine pleuropneumonia.
Topic(s): Livestock, AFRICA SOUTH OF SAHARA, IMMUNOLOGY, ANIMAL HEALTH, VACCINES
Region(s): Kenya
Total Funding: CA$ 4,900,000.00

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