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The Future of Food in a Wealthier, Warmer World
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The Future of Food in a Wealthier, Warmer World, How can we meet the food needs of a growing human, , for a conversation focused on the Future of Food in a Wealthier, Warmer World. Around the world, increases, , Senior Vice President, Markets & Food for the World Wildlife Fund, and Allison Miller Ph.D., Department of Biology, Saint Louis University will discuss the nexus of food production and the environment, 587-1070. Plants hold the key to ensuring a sustainable future, with enough food, fuel and ample
Danforth Center Hosts Special Screening of FOOD EVOLUTION
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A fresh, provocative perspective on the critical issue of food. 
Danforth Center Hosts Special Screening of FOOD EVOLUTION, On Wednesday, June 28, nearly 400 people filled the A&T Auditorium and Langenberg Theater for a special screening of FOOD EVOLUTION, a compelling new feature documentary that looks at the issues around food production, technology, . Narrated by Neil deGrasse Tyson, FOOD EVOLUTION features skeptics, farmers, politicians, the Danforth Center’s Bellwether Foundation Phenotyping and Plant Growth Facilities. FOOD EVOLUTION
Food Security & Climate Change Challenges Accelerating
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Research at the Danforth Center includes the search renewable, clean energy, using algae and oilseed crops such as camelina. Center scientists are also focused on developing crops that require less nitrogen-based fertilizer and harmful pesticides the ...
Food Security & Climate Change Challenges Accelerating, Research at the Danforth Center includes, . ________________________________________________________________________ A Clarion Call on the Food Supply The New York Times By JUSTIN GILLIS For anyone who thought the run-up in food prices in recent years was a fluke, . There has been no return to the era of slowly falling food prices that prevailed in the 1980s and 1990s, of the challenges that climate change will pose to food production. As I have reported before
The New York Times: Engineering Food for All
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OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR By NINA V. FEDOROFF FOOD prices are at record highs and the ranks of the hungry are swelling once again. A warming climate is beginning to nibble at crop yields worldwide. The United Nations predicts that there will be one to thre ...
The New York Times: Engineering Food for All, OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR By NINA V. FEDOROFF FOOD prices are at record highs and the ranks of the hungry are swelling once again. A warming climate, expanding ability to produce food efficiently, which has markedly accelerated thanks to science, of agriculture have all increased the amount of food that can be grown on each acre of land by as much, ://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/19/opinion/genetically-engineered-food-for-all.html?_r=2&emc=eta1. Nina V
(Agribusiness Academy) Why Food & Agriculture Must Embrace Digital Transformation
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The Danforth Center is partnering with Wells Fargo and their innovation incubator, IN2, to address global food and agriculture challenges. Kenneth Scott Zuckerberg, Senior Vice President at Wells Fargo, spoke with Agribusiness Academy about the importance of digital transformation and innovation in meeting these challenges.
(Agribusiness Academy) Why Food & Agriculture Must Embrace Digital Transformation, The Danforth Center is partnering with Wells Fargo and their innovation incubator, IN2, to address global food and agriculture challenges. Kenneth Scott Zuckerberg, Senior Vice President at Wells Fargo, spoke with Agribusiness Academy about the importance of digital transformation and innovation in meeting these challenges. READ MORE, (Collection), (Collection)
(Farm Press) Agricultural technology ‘absolutely essential’ to meet world food needs
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With total food demand expected to increase by 70 percent in just under 40 years, and food prices forecast to rise as much as 100 percent, there is “enormous opportunity” for innovation and investment in agricultural technology, according to a recently published white paper from the Kauffman Foundation and the Danforth Center.
(Farm Press) Agricultural technology ‘absolutely essential’ to meet world food needs, by Hembree Brandon “We face the challenge of producing more food in the next 40 years than during the entire, technology will be absolutely essential to meet this goal.' With total food demand expected to increase by 70 percent in just under 40 years, and food prices forecast to rise as much as 100 percent, in agricultural technology in order to increase food productuion while minimizing environmental impact
2017 Recipient of Africa Food Prize Highlights Women’s Role in Agriculture
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SEEDS of CHANGE speaker Ruth Oniang’o shares lessons learned through her life’s work to improve food security
2017 Recipient of Africa Food Prize Highlights Women’s Role in Agriculture , On Wednesday, May 2, for women and children. Dr. Oniang’o explained her twin passions of food security and women’s rights: “I wanted to make sure Africa no longer has hunger, so I was an advocate for food security. I, for the women.” She cited improved crops as being central to African food security. “The work of Danforth Center scientists in cassava, teff, millet—African food crops— is so important! I want
In from the Wild: Global Inventory Project Targets Wild Perennials for Food
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Agriculture is the world’s largest ecosystem and the leading cause of biodiversity loss. Dr. Allison Miller and her team want to change that through their work with perennial crops. 
In from the Wild: Global Inventory Project Targets Wild Perennials for Food, In from the Wild: Global Inventory Project Targets Wild Perennials for Food Food security is about feeding people, but it is also about being responsible stewards of the natural resources on which agriculture depends, including soil, water, and biodiversity. Today, agriculture is the world’s largest ecosystem, for growth as food crops. Kernza or intermediate wheat grass (Thinopyruym intermedium
Conversations Series: Decreasing Food Waste-From Farm to Market
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Join us Thursday, August 24, 2017
Conversations Series: Decreasing Food Waste-From Farm to Market, Join us for a discussion about preventing crop spoilage and reducing food waste, which will be critical to feeding a world population projected to grow to 10 billion people by 2050. We will discuss how improved disease and pest resilience in major staple crops can preserve yield in sub-Saharan Africa and elsewhere. We will also, of food products throughout the world, but starting here in St. Louis. Panelists will be Joanie Taylor
(The New York Times) Food: Deal will Help Build a Better Cassava
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Articles by Donald G. Mcneil Jr. Published: July 25, 2011 A roundabout deal for a tiny snippet of DNA that will help build a better cassava was announced recently by the Dow Chemical Company and the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Loui ...
(The New York Times) Food: Deal will Help Build a Better Cassava, Articles by Donald G. Mcneil Jr. Published: July 25, 2011 A roundabout deal for a tiny snippet of DNA that will help build a better cassava was announced recently by the Dow Chemical Company and the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis. Cassava is an important food crop eaten by 800 million people in Africa, with the headline: Food: Deal Will Help Build a Better Cassava., (Collection), (Collection)