The 2019 International Cocoa Award winners announced

The global competition, held at the Salon du Chocolat in Paris, celebrates the diversity of cocoa flavors and recognizes the skills and know-how of the men and women who produce it. Winners are from cocoa-producing countries from all over the world, including Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa, Asia, the Pacific and Indian oceans.

Read more here. See full list of winners here.

To improve nutrition for the poorest consumers, try a market-based approach

Uganda’s newest health food craze began in the slums of Kampala. It started when a handful of women tried an unusual porridge…

Ugandans and Kenyans in cities happy to pay for food that is more nutritious

Malnutrition remains a serious problem for many people in East Africa. Poor consumers are willing to pay a premium for healthier foods, pointing to a new strategy for improving nutrition at a large scale…

Artificial intelligence and farmer knowledge boost smallholder maize yields

Farmers in Colombia’s northern maize-growing region of Córdoba had seen it all: too much rain one year, a searing drought another…

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