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Need to help farmers addressing declining soil fertility inspires young researcher to develop microdosing machine

By Africa RISING, 2 Sept 2020 Twenty-seven-year-old Tanzanian, Lilian Richard, has her sights set on giving smallholder farmers technological solutions to address declining soil fertility. This Master of Science in soil science degree holder is a registered patent holder for an innovation she develo...
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Undeterred by COVID-19: How Africa RISING is adapting operations for continuity in research and delivery

By Africa RISING, 20 August 2020 ‘This is the “new normal” and we have to adapt,’ notes Mohammed Ibrahim, researcher with the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and Africa RISING’s site coordinator in Tigray, Ethiopia, as he reflects on all the important operational adjustm...
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