Although they are more nutritious and well-adapted to Africa's agro-ecological conditions, traditional grains have been losing market share to new grains—especially maize, rice and wheat. A joint initiative of Pardee RAND and the African Centre for Economic Transformation explored ways to bring sorghum and millet back to the dinner table, including a series of Superfoods cooking contests.
The Pardee Global Human Progress Initiative
Offering Bold New Ideas for Socioeconomic Development and Developing Countries
The Pardee Initiative for Global Human Progress is a new approach to the chronic problems faced by the developing world. We don't think the answer lies in more basic research. Instead, we focus on topics where evidence is available and where there are motivated and active groups working to use that evidence to improve conditions on the ground. We work in areas where what's needed is experimentation, collaboration, and implementation.Learn more