Tag Archives: Meaghan Kenney

Educational Concerns for Hunger Organization (ECHO) Research at Ukulima Farm: The Impact of Legumes on Soil Biology

Ukulima Farm is part of a new strategic partnership between the Howard G. Buffett Foundation and the Borlaug to promote African agricultural research, extension, and education. This Dispatch is the first in a series aimed at informing the public about the research being conducted by the research organizations currently working at the center. Read More →

Jerry Kenney: Reflections on My Experience in Sierra Leone

Jerry Kenney is Program Coordinator at the Borlaug Institute. Click here to view his bio or contact him at jerrynkenney@gmail.com In February I traveled to Sierra Leone with my wife and colleague Meaghan as part of a team to conduct an assessment on smallholder rice production and procurement. Sierra Leone is one of 21 pilot countries for the UN World Food Programme (WFP) Purchase for Progress (P4P) Initiative. WFP through P4P seeks to purchase food aid locally from smallholder farmers rather than relying on overseas aid shipments. In some… Read More →