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Word from Washington: December 2017//

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President Donald J. Trump unveiled a national security strategy on Dec. 18 that laid out U.S. foreign policy priorities, security and interests. Read the latest “Word from Washington”, a periodic blog post highlighting news and legislative updates from IGD’s Governmental Affairs Office.

Making Farming Cool: Dr. Dara Akala of the Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta//

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Listen to the latest podcast of “Making Farming Cool!”, where Dr. Dara Akala, executive director of PIND speaks about the organization’s innovative market-based approach to improve efficiencies in the cassava value chain in the Niger Delta in Nigeria.

2017 World Food Prize Shines Spotlight on Attracting African Youth to Spur Agricultural Transformation//

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  Agriculture is the engine of growth powering economies across the African continent. Attracting African young people to the agricultural sector to pursue career and entrepreneurial opportunities is key in spurring Africa’s agricultural transformation. The Initiative for Global Development and collaborating partner African Development Bank joined leading global agriculture-related organizations… Read More