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  • USAID Announces Winners of the Feed the Future Fall Armyworm Tech Prize

    FFAR and partners award $450,000 to top digital solutions to combat an invasive agricultural pest in Africa CAPE TOWN (Nov. 14, 2018) – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Land O’Lakes International Development, and the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) announced the six winners of the Feed

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  • Meet One of The Fall Armyworm Tech Prize Partners

    Fall armyworm is a damaging pest that attacks over 80 different plant species. Agriculture experts estimate this pest could cause between $2.4 and $6.2 billion in losses for maize, a staple crop in Africa. Crops like sorghum, rice and sugarcane are also at risk. Unchecked, fall armyworm is a threat

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  • FFAR Sponsors Feeding the Next Billion Challenge at XPRIZE Visioneering 2018

    PALOS VERDES (Oct. 17, 2018) –This week, the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) and The Tony Robbins Foundation will take part in XPRIZE Visioneering 2018 for the chance to launch global competition aimed at feeding a growing global population. During Visioneering, two teams designing competitions for the “Feeding

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