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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 FEEDING, ANIMAL HEALTH, IMMUNOLOGY, VACCINES
Region(s): Kenya, Canada, South of Sahara
Total Funding: CA$ 4,900,000.00

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Livestock production is a critical industry in Africa, but suffers large losses to preventable viral infections.
Topic(s): FOOD SECURITY, SMALL FARMS, LIVESTOCK FEEDING, FOOD INDUSTRY, VACCINES
Region(s): Kenya, South Africa, Canada, North of Sahara, South of Sahara
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): FOOD SECURITY, Gender, FOOD QUALITY, FRUIT CROPS, HARVESTING
Region(s): India, Kenya, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies, Canada, North of Sahara, South of Sahara
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): ECONOMIC GROWTH, GENDER ANALYSIS, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, AGRICULTURE
Region(s): Nepal
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): PILOT PROJECTS, MEDIUM ENTERPRISES, SMALL ENTERPRISES, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, NUTRITION
Region(s): Tanzania
Total Funding: CA$ 3,818,068.00

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

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India and Sri Lanka produce an abundance of vegetables and tropical fruits, but post-harvest losses are between 35 and 40%, valued at about $800 million annually.
Topic(s): Food security, AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS, Capacity building, Gender, AGRICULTURAL INNOVATIONS, HARVESTING, RURAL ECONOMY, SMALL ENTERPRISES
Region(s): Canada, North and Central America, India, Sri Lanka, South America, Central Asia, Far East Asia, South Asia
Total Funding: CA$ 2,181,302.00

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Infectious diseases are especially problematic in sub-Saharan Africa, where livestock production accounts for up to 25% of national income.
Topic(s): BIOTECHNOLOGY, FOOD SECURITY, Gender, AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING, AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY, NATIONAL INCOME, RURAL ECONOMY
Region(s): South Africa, South of Sahara, Canada
Total Funding: CA$ 3,146,230.00

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Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP) - also known as lung plague - is a highly contagious bacterial disease of cattle that has serious economic and trade consequences.
Topic(s): BIOTECHNOLOGY, Disease control, AGRICULTURAL INNOVATIONS, AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Region(s): Kenya, North of Sahara, South of Sahara, Canada
Total Funding: CA$ 3,532,414.00

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Cambodia produces enough rice to feed its population, but maternal and child under-nutrition remains high because of a lack of crop diversity and a lack of nutrient-rich food.
Topic(s): Food security, Gender, CROP DIVERSIFICATION, FOOD PRODUCTION, INCOME GENERATION, MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH, SMALL ENTERPRISES
Region(s): Cambodia, Far East Asia, Central Asia, South Asia, Canada
Total Funding: CA$ 2,658,845.00

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