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(St. Louis American) Investing in African agriculture
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Posted: Thursday, September 29, 2011 12:05 am Investing in African agriculture By Rebecca S. Rivas (St. Louis American) Africa’s food problems largely hinge on low agricultural productivity. Recently, Nigeria’s Minister for Agriculture and Natur ...
(St. Louis American) Investing in African agriculture , Investing in African agriculture By Rebecca S. Rivas (St. Louis American) Africa’s food problems largely hinge on low agricultural productivity. Recently, Nigeria’s Minister for Agriculture and Natural Resources Akin Adesina chose a St. Louis-based scientist to lead the Cassava Green Revolution for Nigeria. Dr. Martin Fregene, director of BioCassava (BC) Plus at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, will serve
Danforth Center Scientist Receives Awards from American Society of Plant Biologists
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Blake Meyers is the 2017 Recipient of the Charles Albert Shull Award
Danforth Center Scientist Receives Awards from American Society of Plant Biologists, Blake Meyers is the 2017 Recipient of the Charles Albert Shull Award ST. LOUIS, MO, April 12, 2017 – The American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB), a professional society devoted to the advancement of the plant sciences, named Blake Meyers, Ph.D. of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center as the recipient, us on Twitter at @DanforthCenter. About the American Society of Plant Biologists ASPB
(The St. Louis American) New funding for new bioscience companies
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By staff of The St. Louis American Do you have a science-based technology or idea that might be the basis of a new start-up business in St. Louis? Could you use initial funding and expert advice to prove your innovation further and to help secure pr ...
(The St. Louis American) New funding for new bioscience companies, By staff of The St. Louis American Do you have a science-based technology or idea that might be the basis of a new start-up business in St. Louis? Could you use initial funding and expert advice to prove your innovation further and to help secure private funding for a new business? If so, the St. Louis i6 Award for Commercialization could be just what you need. It's a new program, announced on Dec. 21, to advance ideas
CTC Genomics selects St. Louis as the site of its North American research headquarters
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Brazilian Ag Bio Firm Specializes in Sugarcane
CTC Genomics selects St. Louis as the site of its North American research headquarters, ST. LOUIS, MO – May 2, 2018– Leaders of Centro de Tecnologia Canavieira, CTC, the world’s largest sugarcane technology company, headquartered in Piracicaba, São Paulo, Brazil announced today that following a nationwide search, the company has selected St. Louis, Missouri for its North American research, to locate its North American research headquarters in St. Louis is another exciting validation
(St. Louis American) Irene Muchiri followed cassava from Kenya to the Danforth Center
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By Chris King, St. Louis American Like many children, Irene Njagi Muchiri wanted to be a doctor when she grew up. But, like many children with this dream, her grades did not make the cut for medical school. “I cried a lot,” she described her dis ...
(St. Louis American) Irene Muchiri followed cassava from Kenya to the Danforth Center, By Chris King, St. Louis American Like many children, Irene Njagi Muchiri wanted to be a doctor when she grew up. But, like many children with this dream, her grades did not make the cut for medical school. “I cried a lot,” she described her disappointment. “I worried my sister sick.” Her older sister Winfred Ngatia introduced the disappointed student to a mentor, who suggested an alternate field
(The St. Louis American) Danforth Center gets $8.3M from Gates Foundation
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The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center has received an $8.3 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to advance its work to improve the health and wellbeing of farmers, their families, and others.
(The St. Louis American) Danforth Center gets $8.3M from Gates Foundation , (Click here for a link to the article) The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center has received an $8.3 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to advance its work to improve the health and wellbeing of farmers, their families, and other consumers of cassava living in Nigeria and Kenya. The research team includes the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, and its partners in Nigeria at the National Root
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch) Sugarcane research company to open North American headquarters in St. Louis
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The world’s largest sugarcane technology company selects BRDG Park
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch) Sugarcane research company to open North American headquarters in St. Louis, The world’s largest sugarcane technology company selects BRDG Park READ MORE, (Collection), (Collection)
TEDx Talk by Dr. Jim Carrington
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In his recent talk, “The Science in Our Food,” Dr. Jim Carrington, president of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, discusses our Grand Challenge to sustainably provide food security for a growing, changing world while also preserving natural resources and environmental integrity.  Jim makes the case that we cannot meet this challenge without new science and nature-compatible technology.

Award from the National Science Foundation, the Ruth Allen Award from the American Society, of the American Academy of Microbiology, the American Phytopathological Society, and the American
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack visits St. Louis
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Learn more about him: Tom Vilsack was appointed by President Barack Obama as the 30th Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and sworn into office on January 21, 2009. As Secretary of Agriculture, Vilsack is working hard to streng ...
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack visits St. Louis, Learn more about him: Tom Vilsack was appointed by President Barack Obama as the 30th Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and sworn into office on January 21, 2009. As Secretary of Agriculture, Vilsack is working hard to strengthen the American agricultural economy, to revitalize rural communities, to protect, for the American people. Because USDA's work affects every American everyday, we are proud to be the 'Every
Betsy Ross Would Be Proud
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The American Flag was prominently featured alongside the Tanzanian flag at the recent ribbon cutting ceremony held at the new Kid’s Center in Tanzania, Africa.   It was created by two of the “Mamas” who prepare meals every day for the children.  They ...
Betsy Ross Would Be Proud, The American Flag was prominently featured alongside the Tanzanian flag at the recent ribbon cutting ceremony held at the new Kid’s Center in Tanzania, Africa. It was created by two of the “Mamas” who prepare meals every day for the children. They worked for many hours, in the dining hall. The children created their American flag from fabric using as a model, the flag, International commented, “I know the American flag didn’t look quite right but you definitely knew