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  1. The founder of Indobamboo, Arief, is a second generation bamboo specialist, following in the footsteps of hismother Linda Garland, who founded the Environmental Bamboo Foundation. Linda is well-regarded for putting in place theground work that mademany giant leaps possible forindustrialists,...  
  2. Abstract, International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research, 2017 January Bamboos like all lignocellusic biomass are susceptible to biodegradation which reduce its durability. Post harvest preservation of bamboo culms is important for enhancement of its service life. But the durability...  
  3. In Niger, a social enterprise is using local plants that are resistant to the arid climate of the Sahel to produce nutritious food. The result is better incomes for farmers and a preserved environment. The nutritional value of the leaves, flowers, fruit and seeds of some 15 wild plants are being...  
  4. The most intuitive linkage between agriculture and nutrition is food production – but the relationship goes far beyond. Agriculture not only supplies food but it is the basis of the livelihoods of millions of men and women around the world. In collaboration with USAID and other implementing...  
  5. Kerala Forest Research Institute (KFRI) is a multidisciplinary team of experts conducting research on tropical forests and forestry. This Institute has contributed significantly to research in tropical forestry and biodiversity conservation over the past three decades of its existence. Founded in...  
  6. Abstract, The Journal of Nutrition, 2007 Dietary quality is an important limiting factor to adequate nutrition in many resource-poor settings. One aspect of dietary quality with respect to adequacy of micronutrient intakes is bioavailability. Several traditional household food-processing and...  
  7. In a perfect world, everyone would have access to nutritious, affordable food. However, as Rick Bates knows, there is no such thing as utopia when it comes to food security, as millions of people around the world have limited food resources. One of those places is Cambodia in Southeast Asia, one...  
  8. We believe that growing and eating healthy food can – and must – be a part of the long-term solution to malnutrition. The world is facing an acute food and nutrition crisis. We must meet the world’s food needs with an approach that is environmentally sustainable, recognizes the primacy of...  
  9. After three years of INGENAES activities, we have seenexciting achievements in empowering and engaging women and men smallholder farmers.Themany, diverse successes came out ofbuilding robust gender-responsive and nutrition-sensitive institutions, strengthening existing programs and projects to...  
  10. ABSTRACT The present study was conducted to investigate the presence of biochemical contents viz., proximate and micronutrient analysis in the leaves of Moringa oleifera Lam. The biochemical contents were determined by different biochemical methods. Moringa oleifera Lam. leaves confirmed the...