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In Africa

Hokies are working to help solve some of Africa's most complex problems — providing food sources, education, technology access, agricultural expertise, and hope.

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academic partners in 17 countries

$192 million

total project funding since 1993


countries worked in

    Featured Programs

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Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Integrated Pest Management

The IPM Innovation Lab helps people, communities, and institutions to develop solutions to agricultural challenges related to crop damage caused by pests and disease. 

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Feed the Future Senegal Youth in Agriculture 

The Youth in Agriculture project builds the capacity and supports the institutionalization of sustainable positive youth development and vocational training systems.

Exploring the Use of Blockchain Technology to Improve Food Security Through African Indigenous Vegetables in Western Kenya

This project seeks to understand how smartphone applications using blockchain technology can improve food security in Western Kenya by addressing the functionality of value chains for African indigenous vegetables (AIVs).

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