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(St. Louis Public Radio) In Uganda, Cassava is a Staple in Times of Insecurity | Part 2
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For Ugandans, the starchy tuber is more than a staple food crop. It helped people survive many years of war.
(St. Louis Public Radio) In Uganda, Cassava is a Staple in Times of Insecurity | Part 2, At the Gulu Main Market in northern Uganda, there’s an entire aisle devoted to cassava vendors. For Ugandans, the starchy tuber is more than a staple food crop. It helped people survive many years of war, cassava is undergoing field trials in East Africa. “During the time of displacement, we had a food shortage, and this was the savior,” cassava vendor Stephen Acaye told a translator at the market. Read
The Plant Pulse August 31, 2012
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/The-Plant-Pulse-August-31-2012
Danforth event will examine growing world of bioinformatics St. Louis Beacon Mockler said that bioinformatics has become a serious focus at Danforth since the appointment of Dr. James Carrington as president. Carrington was director of Oregon State ...
and Monsanto. Drought, Food Shortage Cast Spotlight on Ag Innovation Showcase Forbes Ag Innovation, they need. Food shortages could force world into vegetarianism, warn scientists UK Guardian "There will not be enough water available on current croplands to produce food for the expected 9, (SIWI) said. Expanding food production in a carbon constrained future The Hill Congress Blog We
FARM, FOOD and FEAST OF DATA TAKE CENTER STAGE AT 2017 AG INNOVATION SHOWCASE
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Annual gathering attracts industry leaders, investors and entrepreneurs working to develop solutions to pressing global issues.
FARM, FOOD and FEAST OF DATA TAKE CENTER STAGE AT 2017 AG INNOVATION SHOWCASE, The Danforth Center hosted a capacity crowd for the ninth annual Ag Innovation Showcase, the world’s premier event, . The year the conference focused on FARM, FOOD, and FEAST of DATA, pointing to the trends, : population growth, food traceability, security and productivity, soil health, use and management, the future of Ag, and great opportunities for effective networking. There is no shortage
The Plant Pulse March 11, 2011
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/The-Plant-Pulse-March-11-2011
The Plant Pulse is a feature of the Danforth Center Roots and Shoots Blog that  includes a sampling of interesting stories about world hunger and malnutrition, food security, climate change, biofuels, agriculture, the environment, conferences and eve ...
. Uganda’s food security future looks bleak, experts says - Business Daily A farmer displays disease infested cassava. Food production in Uganda is reducing as a result of disease and drought. “We are currently unable to plant since it is a dry season but the shortage of food will be felt around, and Shoots Blog that includes a sampling of interesting stories about world hunger and malnutrition, food, . World Food Day- A Journey to Tanzania -Roots N Shoots A child dies every six seconds from
The Plant Pulse July 25, 2011
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The Plant Pulse is a feature of the Danforth Center Roots and Shoots Blog that includes a sampling of interesting stories about world hunger and malnutrition, food security, climate change, biofuels, agriculture, the environment, conferences and even ...
Blog that includes a sampling of interesting stories about world hunger and malnutrition, food, source of information for you. Food: Deal Will Help Build a Better Cassava - The New York, Post Called the “invisible killer,” chronic malnutrition isn’t necessarily a lack of food but a shortage of the right kind. Faced with insufficient nutrients, especially protein, the body compensates, as 40 percent. That can’t be recouped. When food shortages mean war - Salon Consider
The Plant Pulse June 24, 2011
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/the-plant-pulse-june-24-2011
The Plant Pulse is a feature of the Danforth Center Roots and Shoots Blog that includes a sampling of interesting stories about world hunger and malnutrition, food security, climate change, biofuels, agriculture, the environment, conferences and even ...
they’re important. Brazil Can Fill Coming Food Shortage, Ag Leaders Told at Global Event - BRDG, Blog that includes a sampling of interesting stories about world hunger and malnutrition, food, practices and afforded a more sustainable way for farmers to provide us with food, feed and fiber, ? - Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation The Green Revolution dramatically improved food supplies, reduced food prices and averted widespread famines in parts of Asia. Ironically, it may have also
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.
Africa. “During the time of displacement, we had a food shortage, and this was the savior,” cassava, enough food and they’ll not have any income.” Read More. A peek at daily life in northern Uganda, African farmers avoid food shortages? It’s complicated. OCT 12, 2016, Christine Anyeko, who works
Agtech: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Growth
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The information technology revolution has prompted flights of fancy among some observers who seem to think we have transcended the physical bounds of economic activity.  Yet even the intangible economy has an inescapable physical foundation: agriculture. 
exploit digital technologies is determined by whether or not we can produce enough food—efficiently, no shortage of problems that, looked at another way, are opportunities for innovation. We look forward
Plant Pulse
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/plant-pulse52314
The Plant Pulse is a feature of the Danforth Center Roots and Shoots Blog that includes a sampling of interesting stories about world hunger and malnutrition, food security, climate change, biofuels, agriculture, the environment, conferences and events, and the impact of plant science.
be important for future food production. Ag workforce faces shortage of trained scientists The News, Plant Pulse, Kauffman Report Makes the Case For AgTech Innovation & Investment Forbes While the nascent industry is gaining momentum, a new white paper produced by The Kauffman Foundation and Danforth Center finds that we need more investment and entrepreneurship to fuel the “Evergreen Revolution,” or sustainably produce 70 percent more food by 2050. Rising CO2 Levels May Cut Crop Nutrients
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. 
—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