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- St. Louis American “It is a privilege and honor for me to be invited by the Honourable Minister of Agriculture to contribute to the long-awaited effort to rebuild Nigeria’s agricultural sector,” Fregene said. Fregene has 20 years’ experience working in South and North America, Asia and Africa to increase cassava productivity.
- Science Insider/AAAS "One of the major goals is to model and infer how plants really work, based on genomic information, in different environments," says Jim Carrington, president of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis, Missouri. Major questions on the table include how genes dictate an individual's range of traits and how the environment affects the manifestation of those traits.
- Roots & Shoots, KSDK Fellow 2011 Junior Board member of World Food Day, Jake Bernstein and creator of St. Louis Volunteen got a shout out from President Barack Obama during in his annual “Back to School” speech.
- St. Louis Beacon “We have lots of companies being formed, lots of things going on,” Dr. William Danforth, chancellor emeritus of Washington University, told the assembled group. “One of the things we lack is sufficient funds to give the right help to companies that are starting up and enough money to invest in those startup companies.”
- Roots & Shoot Agriculture is a topic that has become so important given the destructive famine in the Horn of Africa. To help get your motor running on all things ag (as we affectionately call it here at ONE) Kelly Hauser from our global policy team and I have teamed together to create our first graphic novel, Agriculture 101.
- St. Louis Jewish Light "Since times are hard and some people are having trouble feeding their families, I wanted to do a project for those less fortunate," said Maddie, daughter of Sue and Marc Lapp, also of Olivette. "We also volunteered at the Danforth World Food Day event by packaging meals for people facing critical food shortages in Tanga in Tanzania."
- St. Louis Post-Dispatch Businessmen, scientists and artists are among this year's class of Ageless-Remarkable Saint Louisans. They are part of a group of 20 older adults that will be recognized at the St. Andrew's Resources for Seniors System's ninth annual Ageless—Remarkable Saint Louisans gala on Nov. 6 at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch. Among those recognized are George Fonyo and Ernest G. Jaworski.
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