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Consumer Demand & Processed Food in Nigeria

By: Alan de Brauw and Sylvan Herskowitz. This piece originally appeared on the A4NH blog.

Aflatoxin and Child Stunting

Vivian Hoffman, Jef Leroy, and Kelly Jones. This post originally appeared on IFPRI.org.

Irrigation to Feed Africa

By Claudia Ringler. This post originally appeared in African Leadership Magazine.

Early lean season in Southern Africa

Southern Africa could face an early start to the 2019-2020 lean season and abnormally high food assistance needs, according to a new alert from FEWS Net. Due to a significant delay in the start of the rainy season and predicted below-average precipitation through March, the region is likely to experience cumulative seasonal rainfall significantly below average. This deficit may negatively impact maize production, livestock conditions, and agricultural labor opportunities in the region.

Medium-scale farms in Africa

By Thomas Jayne and Milu Muyanga

Value chains for improved nutrition

Populations around the world continue to struggle with malnutrition – both undernourishment and overweight/obesity – and climate change may exacerbate the problem. In addition to reducing overall agricultural yields, higher temperatures and erratic precipitation could increase spoilage of nutritious and perishable foods like fruits and vegetables.

ColdHubs: Addressing food loss in Nigeria

BY Nnaemeka C. Ikegwuonu

One in a series of guest blog posts from leading voices in global development on achieving long-term sustainability and growth while ending hunger, poverty, and malnutrition. This originally appeared on IFPRI.org.

Future of Social Protection in Africa

By Fleur Wouterse

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