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Feb 6, 2024
#FellowsinFocus: Addressing food insecurity through sustainable agricultural research in Senegal

Dr. Mariama Ngom, a Researcher at Cheikh Anta Diop University in Senegal, is a 2019 African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) Fellow and a mentor under the One Planet Fellowship. She works on the valorization of neglected species with nutritional potential, such as the edible strain, with the aim of addressing food insecurity caused by the effects of climate change in Senegal.

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