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Tomorrow: World Water Day
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      International World Water Day is held annually on March 22 as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. An international day to celebrate fre ...
Tomorrow: World Water Day, International World Water Day is held annually on March 22 as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. An international day to celebrate freshwater was recommend at the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED). The United Nations General Assembly responded by designating March 22, 1993 as the first World Water Day. Each year, World Water
World Water Day 2017
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How the Science of Water Uptake will Improve Food & Fuel
World Water Day 2017, In 1993, the United Nations General Assembly officially designated March 22 as World Water Day. World Water Day is coordinated by UN-Water in collaboration with governments and partners to take action to tackle the water crisis. Today, there are over 663 million people living without a safe water supply close to home, spending countless hours queuing or trekking to distant, native plants evolved in their environments, we can adapt our crops for a rapidly changing world
IMPACT STORY: FEEDING THE WORLD
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Danforth Center scientists help clear regulatory hurdles to speed a pest-resistant variety into the hands of sub-Saharan African smallholder farmers. 
IMPACT STORY: FEEDING THE WORLD, Imagine working all year in the field only to have your crop fail. This is the reality for many farmers around the world. Chimara is a bean farmer, of smallholder farming in the developing world has been shown to reduce poverty and increase economic, —the world will not have enough land and fresh water to grow the food we need. Shortage can lead, can grow more food… and sustainably feed the world. Danforth Center scientists tackle improving
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 population without doing irreparable damage to the planet? Join us on Thursday March 8, for a conversation focused on the Future of Food in a Wealthier, Warmer World. Around the world, increases in population, urban density and economic prosperity will lead to unprecedented demands for both more, , Senior Vice President, Markets & Food for the World Wildlife Fund, and Allison Miller Ph.D.
Scientist Honored with Award from First World Congress
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Congratulations, Dr. Narayanan!
Scientist Honored with Award from First World Congress, Food security is one of the world’s most pressing Grand Challenges. Today, about one billion people do not have access to sufficient calories, .” In January, Narayanan attended the First World Congress on Root and Tuber Crops, held in Nanning, Guangxi, scientists at other research organizations around the world.” Dr. Narayanan with Dr. Jan Low, Center, Nairobi, Kenya and Chair, Root and Tuber Crops Nutrition Session at the World Congress
Giving Thanks to Those Who Feed the World
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While giving thanks this holiday season, stop a minute to remember those, such as Dr. Borlaug, that dedicated their life’s work to feeding the world.

Giving Thanks to Those Who Feed the World, While giving thanks this holiday season, stop a minute to remember those, such as Dr. Borlaug, that dedicated their life’s work to feeding the world, cherished moments. Across the world, many people are thankful for a man that, through his wheat-breeding, people of the world. Still today his legacy serves as an inspiration to young, passionate innovators who want to make a difference in the world. Dr. Borlaug’s Legacy Shortly after earning his
Who’s in the lead? Algae around the world
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Who’s in front in the development of algal-based fuels and biomaterials? India, China, Japan, Australia, Taiwan, Israel, the EU, or the US. The NAABB’s globe-trotting chief parses it out. In New Mexico, Dr. Jose Olivares is head of the National A ...
Who’s in the lead? Algae around the world, Who’s in front in the development of algal-based fuels, what you’ve seen in the algae industry around the world? JO: Yes, I have been very, very, around the world. JW: That sounds great. Could you go into detail, basically country to country, about, companies in the world and is located in India. They have two of the world’s largest refineries and they are in the top 20 petrochemical producers in the world. Reliance Industries is in the process
(BiofuelsDigest) Transformers: 8 Technologies To Rock the Bio World
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by Jim Lane Game changer, breakthrough, revolution, quantum leap. A lot of technologies arrive on the Digest’s doorstep wrapped in one of those descriptors, or another. Sometimes wrapped in all of them. But what are technologies that would really r ...
(BiofuelsDigest) Transformers: 8 Technologies To Rock the Bio World, By Jim Lane Game changer, breakthrough, revolution, quantum leap. A lot of technologies arrive on the Digest’s doorstep wrapped in one of those descriptors, or another. Sometimes wrapped in all of them. But what are technologies that would really rock the Bio World? A number of discoveries are notable, however, into the ground in various parts of the world. One thing that would make jatropha a lot more
(Farm Futures) Danforth Researchers Focus On World Food Needs
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What was striking to me about the Danforth Center was how much research is focused on world needs to produce abundant crops while considering the climate to specific areas.  
(Farm Futures) Danforth Researchers Focus On World Food Needs, Last week, I shared with you about, was how much research is focused on world needs to produce abundant crops while considering the climate to specific areas. With such a need across the world to produce more with fewer resources, will actually produce on the ground. Around the world, 90% of the land is farmed by small holder farmers, the possibilities to improve nutrition across the world with further research. Think about Golden
Envisioning a Better Tomorrow – Five Creative Thinkers Who Are Changing the World
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James Carrington, Ph.D., president of the Danforth Center was cited as one of five creative thinkers who are changing our world.
Envisioning a Better Tomorrow – Five Creative Thinkers Who Are Changing the World, By Jim Gullo, new ways to grow enough food with fewer resources to feed the world's burgeoning population. And figuring out a possible method for scouring the world's atmosphere of carbon dioxide. The five people, with changing our understanding of their fields and of the world around us. Such people prove, wondered how this knowledge could help the world.” Carrington, an expert on identifying ways