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(All Africa) Africa: Cassava Comes to the Table
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It might be an abuse of artistic license, but 2012 might well be remembered as the first International Year of Cassava - in all but name.
(All Africa) Africa: Cassava Comes to the Table, It might be an abuse of artistic license, -neglected crop. And it's about time really: cassava feeds half-a-billion people in Africa every day, that cassava could be one of the most climate-resilient crops for smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa, of the most promising fail-safe crops for Africa. Climate prediction models showed likely gains, in its history, from its native South America, to Southeast Asia, presumably via Africa
Cassava Virus Nearing Epidemic in Africa
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Humanitarian partnership makes steady progress on effort to develop product for African farmers Experts with the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) say that a serious cassava disease, Cassava brown streak disease (CBSD) is on the verge of bec ...
Cassava Virus Nearing Epidemic in Africa, Humanitarian partnership makes steady progress on effort, an epidemic in parts of Africa. The concern is strong because cassava contributes to household, African farmers and breeders. In Sub-Saharan Africa, more than 200 million people derive 25 percent, at the Danforth Center and two respected partner institutions in Africa, The National Crops Resources, Resistant Cassava for Africa (‘VIRCA’). The VIRCA project has been developing cassava varieties
Researchers Demonstrate Control of Devastating Cassava Virus in Africa
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International partnership makes progress to develop product for African farmers  ST. LOUIS, MO, August 7, 2012— An international research collaboration recently demonstrated progress in protecting cassava against cassava brown streak disease (CBSD), ...
Researchers Demonstrate Control of Devastating Cassava Virus in Africa, International partnership, by farmers in Eastern Africa. In Sub-Saharan Africa, more than 250 million people derive at least 25, people in East Africa. Cassava brown streak disease is a major problem because it destroys, Science Center and two partner institutions in Africa, the National Crops Resources Research, for Africa (VIRCA). The VIRCA project has been developing cassava with enhanced resistance to cassava
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch) Danforth Center receives Gates Foundation grant to advance cassava research in Africa
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Researchers at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center have secured a multimillion-dollar grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which they say could help save a staple crop in Africa from steadily encroaching disease.
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch) Danforth Center receives Gates Foundation grant to advance cassava research in Africa, Researchers at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center have secured a multimillion-dollar grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which they say could help save a staple crop in Africa from steadily encroaching disease. Read more here., (Collection), (Collection)
International Collaboration Receives Grant to Advance Improvements in Cassava Harvests and Nutrition for Smallholder Families in Sub-Saharan Africa
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Virus-resistant and nutritionally-enhanced Cassava for Africa.
and Nutrition for Smallholder Families in Sub-Saharan Africa, ST. LOUIS, MO, December 14, 2016–The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center announces that the Virus Resistant Cassava for Africa Plus (VIRCA Plus, . Cassava is an important food and cash crop for small-holder farmers in Africa. It is the second most important staple food crop after maize in sub-Saharan Africa. Approximately one-third, households in East and West Africa,” said Nigel Taylor, Ph.D., Dorothy J. King Distinguished Investigator
(The Yale Globalist) Genetically Modified Cassava: New technologies have complicated the challenge of feeding Africa
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by Sophie Broach: In Umudike, Nigeria, the rows of leafy green cassava plants growing at a confined field trial site are the result of millions of dollars in funding, years of research, and a collaboration that spans continents. For some, these gen ...
of feeding Africa, by Sophie Broach: In Umudike, Nigeria, the rows of leafy green cassava, Africa. For others, they pose a grave threat to environmental integrity, human health, and traditional farming techniques. “Cassava is the most important food crop in sub-Saharan Africa,” declared Dr, worldwide count on cassava as a staple food. However, the 250 million people in sub-Saharan Africa, harvests in East and Central Africa, reducing yields by as much as 50 million tons each year. Two
Howard G. Buffett Foundation Teams Up With the Danforth Plant Science Center and DuPont to Deliver Nutritionally-Enhanced Sorghum to Africa
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 Grant Funds Next Phase in Bringing Healthier Sorghum Closer to Underserved Communities  ST. LOUIS, MO, and DES MOINES, IA, May 4, 2011 – The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center and DuPont today announced a $4 million grant from the Howard G. Buffe ...
Nutritionally-Enhanced Sorghum to Africa, Grant Funds Next Phase in Bringing Healthier Sorghum, Foundation to bring healthier sorghum to underserved communities in Africa. The grant will help, ) Consortium, an Africa-led public-private partnership. The ABS Consortium is a key partner in this project, and minimal nutrition in dry areas of Africa such as in the Sahel, the area of Africa just south, of malnutrition. I have a personal commitment to see that healthier sorghum gets to the people of Africa
Leading Foundation Working to Empower Farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa Taps Danforth Center
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Leading Foundation Working to Empower Farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa Taps Danforth Center
Leading Foundation Working to Empower Farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa Taps Danforth Center, The Danforth Center recently received a three-year $6.1 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to expand and accelerate the development and deployment of advanced sorghum phenotyping and breeding technologies in support of improved varieties for smallholder farmers. The funding broadens, of nutrition for millions of people living in Sub-Saharan Africa. Both projects are led by Todd Mockler
St. Louis Health and Environment Reporter Travels to Africa to Gain Insight into Challenges Facing African Farmers and the Potential Impact of Agriculture Research
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Scientists are developing an improved cassava that will allow communities to produce more food and income from cassava farming.
St. Louis Health and Environment Reporter Travels to Africa to Gain Insight into Challenges Facing, she reported on agriculture, particularly the Danforth Center’s Virus Resistant Cassava for Africa, and Central Africa, where farmers are experiencing declining cassava harvests caused by cassava brown streak, modified crops can prevent hunger in East Africa • SEP 22, 2016, “It can have a very devastating, Africa. “During the time of displacement, we had a food shortage, and this was the savior,” cassava
Illumina Announces Donald Danforth Plant Science Center to Receive Agricultural Greater Good Initiative Grant to Improve Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa
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Project Leverages HiSeq X Ten System to Accelerate Grain Sorghum Breeding.
Illumina Announces Donald Danforth Plant Science Center to Receive Agricultural Greater Good Initiative Grant to Improve Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa, ST. LOUIS, MO — Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ, of nutrition to millions of people living in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Illumina Agricultural Greater Good, interest, not only because it is a staple crop in Sub-Saharan Africa, but because grain sorghum yields have, Africa.” “Illumina is committed to unlocking the power of the genome to improve human health