December 22, 2022

Conference Hosted in Senegal Focused on Addressing Water Accessibility

For the first time since its inception in 1992, the InterDrought Conference was held on the African continent in Dakar, Senegal. As drought continues affecting crop production worldwide, InterDrought landed on African soil to reflect on global drought perspectives for this year's conference series.
December 22, 2022

Training Focused on African Women in Agricultural Research Positions

African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) hosted the Women’s Leadership and Management Course (WLMC) for women in agricultural research positions. AWARD is focused on investing in inclusive, agriculture-driven prosperity in Africa through gender-responsive research and innovation. 
January 3, 2023

New Book Paves The Way – Collaborative Effort Between Kansas State University and the West African Center of Excellence for Drought Adaptation Publishes Strategic Research

The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Sorghum and Millet (SMIL), based at Kansas State University, and the West African Regional Center of Excellence on Improving Adaptation to Drought of the Senegalese Institute of Agricultural Research (ISRA/CERAAS) recently released the open-access book, Crop Improvement and Adaptation in Drought-Prone Environments. Published by New Prairie Press at Kansas State University, the book is an interdisciplinary effort to identify strategic constraints and opportunities to improve the sorghum, pearl millet, cowpea, groundnut, and fonio value chains in the West African Sahel region.
June 5, 2023

Global collaboration to focus on sorghum and millet as crops of the future

The Kansas State University College of Agriculture is excited to announce the Global Collaboration for Sorghum and Millet, which formalizes the university’s long-term global focus on improving the resiliency and sustainability of sorghum and millet in the face of climate change.
June 21, 2023

Global Sorghum Conference great success in France

The 2023 Sorghum in the 21st Century Global Sorghum Conference brought together more than 400 members of the global sorghum community in Montpellier, France, June 5-9. Delegates represented nearly 150 different organizations, including 82 delegates representing members of the global SMIL community.