ILRI scientist to direct USAID international project to reduce post-harvest food losses
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ILRI scientist to direct USAID international project to reduce post-harvest food losses

Jagger Harvey will lead the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Feed the Future Innovation Lab for the Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss at the university. The $8.5 million project is helping the countries of Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Ghana and Guatemala reduce the amount of food that is lost or contaminated after harvest. Continue reading

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CGIAR ‘Voices for Change’ short film inspires visions of the future

A short (4:25-minute) film, ‘Voices for Change’, produced by the Fund Office of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), was launched at the CGIAR 2009 Business Meeting in Washington DC. This video aims to inspire CGIAR stakeholders to shape a future that they want to see through the work of the CGIAR and … Continue reading

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Working to increase the food spply in the developing world

Under a heading ‘career profiles’ in the AAAS Science Magazine, Jagger Harvey of the Biosciences eastern and central Africa (BecA) Hub, is profiled. “As a research scientist at the BecA Hub, today Harvey leads research on plant-viral diseases affecting African crops. He also coordinates the placement and training of international and local researchers and students, from … Continue reading