2018 Amaranth Institute / ECHO / World Vision Meeting

2018 Amaranth Institute / ECHO / World Vision Meeting

An international Amaranth Meeting is planned as a sub-meeting of a symposium on 'Best practices to improve nutrition in drylands'  jointly organized by the Amaranth Institute, ECHO East Africa and World Vision Tanzania, planned for 7 - 9 August 2018 in Arusha, EAST AFRICA.

The amaranth presentations and discussions will be held jointly with ECHO and World Vision Tanzania and supported by the Amaranth Institute. 

El Amaranth Institute y ECHO Coloquio 2018

El Amaranth Institute y ECHO Coloquio 2018

Se plantea un coloquio organizado como parte del simposio de la organización ECHO que se realizará en el mes de agosto del año 2018 en la región de Africa oriental.

Las presentaciones y discusiones sobre el amaranto serán auspiciados por ECHO y el Amaranth Institute. 

Ubicacion:  Arusha, Tanzania.

Organizadores:  Elibariki Kisimbo, Sabine Winkler

Amaranth Collaborations at TSU

Present Research Focus
• Molecular marker studies of new crops (amaranth as one of the pseudocereals).
• Genes for daptation to climate change (drought and heat tolerance).
• Training of students and visiting researchers from USA, Bangl., China, Colombia, Ghana, Kenya, Ethiopia, Nepal and South Sudan.

Ancient Grains: From Field to Mainstream Market

Marketing Ancient Grains as Modern Ingredients; Increasing Opportunity through Effective Application

A source of complete protein, amaranth contains all of the essential amino acids
including lysine. Amaranth is also an excellent source of fiber, magnesium, iron and
phosphorus; and a good source of polyunsaturated fatty acids and calcium. It is also
the only grain documented to contain Vitamin C.

Amaranthus Research Trends

Amaranthus Research Trends

A global round-up of amaranth research. Presented at the 2016 Amaranth Institute Conference held in Nashville, Tennessee.

David M. Brenner, North Central Regional Plant Introduction StationDepartment of Agronomy, Iowa State UniversityFunded by Hatch Act Regional Project NC7