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Research Initiatives in Global Food Security

Current Projects

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Hugo Melgar-Quiñonez

International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and Global Affairs Canada / Canadian International Food Security Research Fund (CIFSRF)

IDRC Project Profile

Expanding adoption of nutritious, disease-resistant potatoes in Colombia

Vijaya Raghavan

International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and Global Affairs Canada / Canadian International Food Security Research Fund (CIFSRF)

IDRC Project Profile

Reducing barriers to millet production and consumption in India

 

 

Completed Projects

 

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Valérie Orsat

PROJECT COMPLETED
CIDA/IDRC’s Canadian International Food Security Research Fund

Enhancing food security of rural families through production, processing and value addition of regional staple food grains in India.

Gordon Hickey PROJECT COMPLETED
CIDA/IDRC’s Canadian International Food Security Research Fund
Enhancing Ecologically Resilient Food Security Through Innovative Farming Systems in the Semi-Arid Midlands of Kenya
Leroy Phillip PROJECT COMPLETED
CIDA/IDRC’s Canadian International Food Security Research Fund
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Improving the Nutrition and Health of CARICOM Populations
Ajjamada Kushalappa CIDA/IDRC’s Canadian International Food Security Research Fund

Improving Potato Production for Increased Food Security of Indigenous Communities in Colombia

Humberto Monardes
Hugo Melgar-Quiñonez
CIDA Reducing food insecurity and malnutrition in Guatemala
Grace Marquis Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (FATD)

Building Capacity for Sustainable Livelihoods and Health in Ghana