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Livestock production is a critical industry in Africa, but suffers large losses to preventable viral infections.
Topic(s): AFRICA, SOUTH AFRICA, FOOD SECURITY, SMALL FARMS, VACCINES, FOOD INDUSTRY, LIVESTOCK FEEDING
Region(s): Kenya, South Africa, Canada
Total Funding: CA$ 4,973,300.00

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Poor handling of fruit results in post-harvest losses of nearly 40% in tropical countries.
Topic(s): CANADA, FRUIT CROPS, INDIA, HARVESTING, AFRICA, FOOD QUALITY, FOOD SECURITY, Gender
Region(s): India, Kenya, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies, Canada
Total Funding: CA$ 4,208,446.00

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This project will test terrace farming innovations and offer strategies for NGOs to help 100,000 Nepalese entrepreneurs by establishing a start-up company to support product sales.
Topic(s): SOUTH ASIA, SOUTHEAST ASIA, ECONOMIC GROWTH, GENDER ANALYSIS, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, AGRICULTURE, Gender
Region(s): Nepal, Canada
Total Funding: CA$ 2,198,040.00

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Tanzania, along with most African countries, has been struggling to address persistent nutritional challenges, including vitamin A and iron deficiencies.
Topic(s): AFRICA, CANADA, PILOT PROJECTS, MEDIUM ENTERPRISES, SMALL ENTERPRISES, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, TANZANIA, NUTRITION
Region(s): Tanzania
Total Funding: CA$ 4,200,208.00

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Yellowing disease continues to threaten coconut crops and farmers' incomes in Côte d'Ivoire.
Topic(s): MAPPING, CARIBBEAN, AFRICA, EPIDEMIOLOGY, DISEASES, COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS, Gender
Region(s): Ghana, Ivory Coast, Canada
Total Funding: CA$ 2,570,000.00

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In the southern highlands of Ethiopia, researchers and farmer organizations have worked on adapted pulse crop varieties and management practices that improve productivity, nutrition, and income for smallholder farmers.
Topic(s): AFRICA SOUTH OF SAHARA, AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT, AGRICULTURAL INNOVATIONS, FOOD CROPS, CULTIVATION TECHNIQUES
Region(s): Ethiopia
Total Funding: CA$ 415,668.00

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In Colombia, food security is a national concern, and indigenous communities of Nariño are among the most food insecure in the country.
Topic(s): Gender
Region(s): North and Central America, South America, Colombia, Canada
Total Funding: CA$ 2,800,000.00

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This project, supported by IDRC and GAC through the Canadian International Food Security Research Fund (CIFSRF), aims to increase the effectiveness of organic farming in two regions of the Peruvian Andes (Cusco and Cajamarca) known for their high biodiversity and active farmers’ associations.
Region(s): Peru, West Indies
Total Funding: CA$ 3,400,000.00

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Obesity rates are on the rise in the Caribbean. This is due in large part to the limited attention Caribbean countries have paid to local food production.They have relied instead on economic development through exports of plantation crops.
Topic(s): Gender
Region(s): Guyana, West Indies, Saint Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago
Total Funding: CA$ 5,000,000.00

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Sheep herding plays a significant role in the livelihoods of rural households in Mali and other semi-arid countries of West Africa.
Topic(s): FEMINISM
Region(s): Mali
Total Funding: CA$ 1,842,222.00

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