30 search results for Smallholder Farmers

DuPont Pioneer and Danforth Center Collaborate to Apply Cutting-edge Technologies to Improve Crops for Smallholder Farmers
https://www.danforthcenter.org/scientists-research/principal-investigators/nigel-taylor/lab-news/dupont-pioneer-and-danforth-center-collaborate-to-apply-cutting-edge-technologies-to-improve-crops-for-smallholder-farmers
The suite of technologies DuPont Pioneer is providing to the project is revolutionary
for Smallholder Farmers, JOHNSTON, Iowa, and ST. LOUIS, Missouri, Oct. 17, 2017 – DuPont Pioneer, for enhancing food security, nutrition and economic stability for smallholder farmers and their families, that promise into action for the benefit of farmers who need it the most.” “The suite of technologies, is committed to delivering the benefits of gene editing to farmers and breeders in Africa. Combining, , providing high-quality seeds to farmers in more than 90 countries. Pioneer provides agronomic
GCP21: Southern Brazil – the next pest hotspot for cassava?
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/GCP21-Southern-Brazil-the-next-pest-hotspot-for-cassava
by Neil Palmer Warmer winters are contributing to a dangerous build-up of crop pests in the cassava-producing region of southern Brazil, according to scientists at CIAT. Potentially devastating pests such as the cassava mealybug, whitefly, lacebu ...
by smallholder farmers in the region, and processing factories employ thousands of people in rural areas
The Plant Pulse October 19,2012
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/the-plant-pulse-october-19-2012
From Uganda to the U.S. Heartland: a Look at Global Food Security Creve Coeur Patch The distinguished panel will explore the stresses caused by an expanding population and limited agriculture resources and the effect on global food security. The sp ...
always understood the critical importance of agriculture, and we have recognized that smallholder farmers are the best tools we have to help feed this hungry world. There are 650 million smallholder farmers in the world, and according to the ETC Group, they produce 70 percent of the food eaten every, policies, providing infrastructure for agriculture and supporting their farmers," Annan said
Leading Foundation Working to Empower Farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa Taps Danforth Center
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/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
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, farmers around the world as they continue to deal with the challenges of advancing sorghum genetics
Danforth Center Welcomes New Principal Investigator
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/danforth-center-welcomes-new-principal-investigator
As expansion efforts continue to advance, the Danforth Center has hired Andrea Eveland, Ph.D., as a principal investigator and assistant member.
. They can also provide improved food security, nutrition and economic stability to smallholder farmers
Research Institute to Improve Crop Productivity in the Developing World
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/research-institute-to-improve-crop-productivity-in-the-developing-world
Science improving food security with collaboration.
, nutrition and economic stability to smallholder farmers and their families. Learn more over
Cassava Virus Nearing Epidemic in Africa
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/Cassava-Virus-Nearing-Epidemic-in-Africa
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 ...
). “The collaboration with African researchers is showing progress toward helping smallholder farmers, to develop product for African farmers Experts with the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO, African farmers and breeders. In Sub-Saharan Africa, more than 200 million people derive 25 percent, for farmers at harvest, having a devastating impact on families that are dependent on the crop for food security. Since farmers save cassava cuttings for the next crop, the disease is frequently passed
Collaborative Project to ‘Turbocharge’ Rice and Reduce World Hunger Enters Important New Phase
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/collaborative-project-to-turbocharge-rice-and-reduce-world-hunger-enters-important-new-phase
The project has been described as ‘one of the great undertakings in plant sciences of the early 21st century’.
Collaborative Project to ‘Turbocharge’ Rice and Reduce World Hunger Enters Important New Phase, With nearly a billion people around the world living in hunger, boosting rice productivity is crucial to achieving long-term food security – particularly in areas such as South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, where 80 percent of the food supply is provided by smallholder farmers. A long-term, into meaningful products adopted by rice farmers worldwide, this will remain simply an academic pursuit
(AlertNet) Climate Conversations - Cassava comes to the table
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By Neil Palmer | Friday at 1:18 AM | Cassava harvesting near Khorat, Thailand. Photo: Neil Palmer/CIATIt might be an abuse of artistic license, but 2012 might well be remembered as the first International Year of Cassava – in all but name. That ...
feeds half-a-billion people in Africa every day, and is also grown by millions of smallholder farmers, crops for smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa. Climate prediction models showed likely, plants from clean, synthetic seed, cassava production could be transformed, possibly enabling farmers
Danforth Center Expands Major Research Program to Benefit Farmers in the Developing World
https://www.danforthcenter.org/scientists-research/principal-investigators/todd-mockler/lab-news/danforth-center-expands-major-research-program-to-benefit-farmers-in-the-developing-world
Sorghum is an ideal crop to meet the predicted doubling of global demand for food and fuel by 2050 with less impact on the environment.
for smallholder farmers. “The Gates Foundation recognizes that most smallholder farmers rely on small, Danforth Center Expands Major Research Program to Benefit Farmers in the Developing World, A multi-institutional research effort aims to optimize breeding strategies for grain sorghum for Sub-Saharan Africa ST. LOUIS, MO, January 25, 2017 – The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, one, the additional investment into sorghum research and breeding, which will help farmers around the world