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A ladder out of poverty

Rural farmers in sub-Saharan Africa live under risky conditions. Many grow low-value cereal crops that depend on a short rainy season, a practice that traps them in poverty and hunger. But reliable access to water could change the farmers\’ perilous situation. Stanford scientists are calling for investments in small-scale irrigation projects and hydrologic mapping to […] … learn more→