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    New Agriculturalist Cowpea: bagging the bugs


    The Guardian-UK






    Collaborating Agencies To Boost Grain Storage










    Daily Trust

    Chemical-free cowpea storage method unveiled (09/30/2009)



    New Technology Training for Cowpea Storage: Women farmers will be fully involved in the storage of cowpea in Nigeria 



    Post-harvest food loss, WASA & the “Purdue-method” 


    USAID/ MArkets

    More Rice, More Jobs: How many jobs are lost each year to rice imports?

    GNA Farmers urged to properly store cowpea
    Technology, Purdue Improved Cowpea Storage (PICS) Launched in Ghana














    L’Observateur Paalga






    A Sankariare on est convaincu mais… (10/5/2009)










    L'Observateur Paalga

    Songez au sac magique! (10/20/2009) 





    La Nouvelle Tribune

    Formation des animatrices du Projet PICS au Bénin


    La Nouvelle Tribune

    Le triple ensachage du niébé en Afrique de l’Ouest (9/15/2009)


    La Nouvelle Tribune

    Des «facilitateurs» à l’école du Projet PICS


    La Nouvelle Tribune

    La méthode PICS de conservation du niébé sans insecticides chimiques  (8/28/2010)

    La Nouvelle Tribune

    Comment utiliser les sacs PICS de conservation améliorée du niébé  (12/15/2010)
    Chad et Culture La conservation du niebe a l'aide des sacs PICS





    World Vision Niger

    NIGER:Cowpea storage in the time of global food crisis: a story of success and hope


    World Vision Niger

    The Peaks of Cowpea Storage- Food Security for Millions (5/7/ 2009)




    Voice of America Teaching Rural Farmers with Cell Phone videos


    Purdue Ag News

    Gates Foundation Funds Purdue Efforts to Protect Food, Enhance African Economy (June 6, 2007)

    Global Endeavors Purdue Improved Cowpea Storage Project is Improving Cowpea Value Chain in West and Central Africa
    IR4D All about the bag
    Purdue Ag Connections From teacher to teacher to farmer in Africa
    VOA News.com Bags Help Farmers Protect Harvest From Air and Insects
    Gates Foundation
    Gates Foundation  Cowpea Storage Project- Profiles of Progress
    Gates Foundation The secret of his success? A bag.
    Other highlights Spores, CTA PICS bags help extend shelf of Cowpea