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Technology Helps African Farmers Sell What They Sow

Traditionally, lack of reliable market access for smallholder farmers has impeded the economic development of rural areas because farmers often live far from the wholesale markets, and it is not feasible for them to deliver their produce directly. Highly fragmented systems encourage farmers to navigate through farmer groups or brokers to get their produce to markets. Fluctuating, non-transparent prices are often the result.

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The Nepal Agriculture Food Security Project

The Nepal Agriculture Food Security Project aimed to improve food security and nutrition in rural Nepal by increasing food production, promoting nutritious diets and supporting communities to cope with the impacts of climate change.

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Putting an end to stunting in Rwanda

A healthy productive life requires adequate nutrition. Yet around the world, millions of people are undernourished and hungry.

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