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Allison Floyd

Allison Floyd is the PR coordinator for the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Peanut, which is headquartered at UGA.


05/23/24 - Guwela oversees variety, production projects in Malawi 05/23/24 - Chinangwa heads up gender equity work in Malawi 05/01/24 - Georgia Peanut Tour inspires Malawi to host first groundnut tour 11/09/23 - Peanut Lab adds project manager 10/13/23 - Peanut Innovation Lab at UGA receives $2.5M grant to help farmers in Madagascar 08/28/23 - Study details how household dynamics, time of year impact Senegalese women’s 'time poverty' 07/17/23 - Peanut Innovation Lab takes home research award 05/25/23 - New course teaches peanut processors fundamentals of food safety plans 04/13/23 - Peanut Innovation Lab receives $15 million 03/16/23 - School meals increase school attendance … especially among girls 03/16/23 - Collaboration gets practical advice to more than 3,600 African farmers 07/05/22 - New animation relays advice to contain aflatoxin 07/01/22 - Preparing grad students through mentorship, networking 04/20/22 - Innovation Lab uses power of peanuts to fight hunger 02/09/22 - Student Profile: Diatta works to empower farmers by understanding their challenges 02/09/22 - Pan-Africa team collaborates to share diversity, find resilience 02/08/22 - A look back at the Peanut Innovation Lab in 2021 01/20/22 - UGA researchers create disease-resistant hybrids from wild peanuts 12/17/21 - Homing in on destructive rosette disease through genomics 12/17/21 - Innovation Lab works to put peanut production in multiple languages 12/16/21 - Student Profile: As a boy, Arthur set sights on Cooperative Extension 11/03/21 - Student Profile: Gomis working to map fungal resistance in wild peanut relatives 10/12/21 - Student Profile: In rust studies, Lomotey finds new potential for farmers 10/12/21 - Aflatoxin course launches at Groundnut Academy 09/16/21 - Ag economists offer webinar on why young people leave the farm in Senegal 09/13/21 - Tracking wild peanut genes to improve crop resilience 09/03/21 - Student Profile: Using genetics to fight disease, Achola helps farmers 09/03/21 - New project brings MSI into peanut lab portfolio 08/04/21 - Despite travel restrictions, students contribute to international research project 08/04/21 - Student Profile: For Ssendagire, fighting viruses isn’t just about medicine 07/07/21 - IL grad student awarded Fulbright to study peanut value chain interventions in Ghana 07/07/21 - From pandemic pivot to meeting mainstay, lab incorporates the best of digital technology 05/27/21 - Of course: Peanut IL launches new digital learning platform 05/18/21 - New peanut has a wild past and domesticated present 05/12/21 - Small-scale shellers help African peanut breeders 04/02/21 - Groundnut animation shows keys to late-season success 04/02/21 - Student Profile: Tapping ancient genes helps to fight modern diseases 12/23/20 - Peanut animation shows practices that increase yield 11/19/20 - Novel phone-based survey allows time-use research during pandemic 11/19/20 - Finding how peanut seed’s coating protects against fungus 10/08/20 - KNUST student researches farmer beliefs, actual quality of groundnut seed 10/08/20 - Peanut breeders release three new varieties in Malawi 08/04/20 - Students, alumni of Peanut Innovation Lab present research 08/04/20 - Biometrics could give more vivid picture of woman’s workload 07/08/20 - Lab survey’s partners on priorities in Malawi 07/08/20 - Participants give approval to meeting online 06/06/20 - Handheld sensors put plant breeding on fast track 03/27/20 - Scientists dive into gender considerations for research 03/03/20 - School snack could help students in Africa, create more demand for peanuts 12/20/19 - Peanut Innovation Lab hosts workshop to explore gender in ag 11/06/19 - Wild shrub could help peanut farmers in Senegal 11/06/19 - Peanut Innovation Lab starts new work in Senegal 10/07/19 - Innovation lab welcomes international partners to annual Georgia Peanut Tour 10/07/19 - Peanut Risk Tool helps farmers in U.S. and around the world 08/07/19 - Peanut Innovation Lab holds meeting to launch Ghana projects 08/07/19 - African peanut breeders explore diversity in genes of local varieties 08/07/19 - Ghana groundnut group forms to share knowledge, focus 07/18/19 - UGA peanut researchers win accolades for international impact 07/16/19 - Peanut IL shows researchers impact on ‘Peanuts Around the World’ 07/03/19 - Peanut innovation projects under way in Uganda 07/03/19 - Breeding powerful traits into peanut varieties 07/03/19 - Malawi’s journey to self-reliance benefits US small business 04/01/19 - Peanut Innovation Lab works to diversify crops in Malawi 11/08/18 - Software helps African plant breeders shape peanut varieties 09/28/18 - Peanut IL considers nutrition, gender projects 09/28/18 - Peanut lab adds gender specialist 06/29/18 - Peanut Innovation Lab seeks proposals for research projects on nutrition and gender & youth 06/29/18 - Peanut breeders gather in Uganda to kick off Innovation Lab projects 05/18/18 - Panel reviews first round of project proposals 04/05/18 - Peanut IL tweaks RFP requirements 03/15/18 - RFPs issued to work with Peanut Lab 03/15/18 - Washington D.C. event to celebrate global food security, UGA 01/25/18 - UGA and USAID launch new partnership to fight hunger with peanuts 05/15/17 - African scientist working at UGA to improve food safety at home 05/11/17 - Malawian food scientist working on peanut beverage at UGA 02/17/17 - Recognized for their organization, Ghanaian farmers share lessons for better crop 11/15/16 - Feeding the world: UGA geneticist enhancing sorghum's drought resiliency 10/27/16 - UGA food science student looks to composting to help protect peanut from aflatoxin contamination 08/25/16 - Recent UGA graduate helping identify the needs of female peanut farmers in Mozambique 06/06/16 - CAES plant pathology doctoral student working to maximize the productivity of Haitian farmers