Both student and mentor, Fulmer works with Haitian students while earning his own degree
When he started college, Abraham Fulmer didnít know heíd study peanuts or work in international development or become fascinated with Haiti.
But thatís where life led him.
Fulmer, a PhD student at the University of Georgia, works with a Peanut & Mycotoxin Innovation Lab project in Haiti, where researchers are working to find the varieties and growing conditions that lead to the best yield and discourage disease in peanuts.
New infographic stresses best practices to limit aflatoxin
Aflatoxin contamination can cost smallholder farmers at the market and leave them with potentially dangerous food to feed their families, but a few simple techniques have been proven to reduce the likelihood and severity of contamination.
The Peanut & Mycotoxin Innovation Lab has created an infographic to relay that important information to farmers and consumers in partner countries around the world using limited written language. Read more.
Share a story, Enter Feed the Future photo contest
Do you have an award-winning photo stored on your camera? Have you captured the story of a Feed the Future project through your lens?
If you have a photo that shows work to reduce hunger poverty and malnutrition through the program, you might enter the image in the Feed the Future photo contest.