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Africa overlooks 'slum superstars'

25 August 2016 News

Talented children from poor families with illiterate parents are often overlooked in developing countries, as no-one believes they exist - wasting a potentially enormous contribution to economic growth and development.

Three million awarded to boost sustainable agriculture

25 August 2016 News

The grants totalling £3.2 million were funded in the second round of the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Innovation Club (SARIC), which supports interdisciplinary projects to provide solutions to key challenges affecting the efficiency, productivity and sustainability of the UK crop and livestock sectors.