The Legume Innovation Lab contributes to food security and economic growth in developing countries of Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America through knowledge and technology generation.


  • A child having their arm measured during a clinical trial in Malawi.

    New research demonstrates role of grain legumes in fighting malnutrition

    Published on April 3, 2018

    New research led by Washington University, with support from the Feed the Future Legume Innovation Lab administered by Michigan State University, shows the benefits of grain legumes for improved child growth and gut health.

  • Awards Presented at LIL Grain Legume Research Conference

    Published on October 19, 2017

    Dr. Julia Kornegay, chair of the Feed the Future Legume Innovation Lab Technical Management Advisory Committee, presented the Legume Innovation Lab Award for Meritorious Achievement to the Research Conference 2017

  • BIFAD Honors Drs. Rosas and Beaver

    Published on October 17, 2017

    Dr. James Beaver, and Dr. Juan Carlos Rosas have been selected as winners of the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development Award for Scientific Excellence in a Feed the Future Innovation Lab.

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