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Scientist Recruited to Spearhead Cassava Green Revolution for Nigeria
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We are pleased to announce Dr.Martin Fregene, Director of BioCassava (BC) Plus at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center has been tasked with leading the implementation of the Cassava Green Revolution for Nigeria by Akin Adesina, the Honourable Min ...
Scientist Recruited to Spearhead Cassava Green Revolution for Nigeria , We are pleased to announce Dr.Martin Fregene, Director of BioCassava (BC) Plus at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center has been tasked with leading the implementation of the Cassava Green Revolution for Nigeria by Akin Adesina, the Honourable Minister for Agriculture and Natural Resources. Fregene will begin these duties September 15 and will remain a co-Principal Investigator of BC Plus sharing that role
Norman Borlaug: The Genius Behind The Green Revolution
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Last week Forbes published a detailed article describing the life of Norman Borlaug, a true pioneer to science, agriculture and innovation.  Jonathan Swift wrote, “Whoever could make two ears of corn or two blades of grass grow where only one grew b ...
Norman Borlaug: The Genius Behind The Green Revolution, Last week Forbes published a detailed article describing the life of Norman Borlaug, a true pioneer to science, agriculture and innovation. Jonathan Swift wrote, “Whoever could make two ears of corn or two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, would deserve better of mankind than the whole race of politicians put together, Borlaug, the plant breeder known as the Father of the Green Revolution, Our Daily Bread, portrays
Danforth Center Scientist Recruited to Spearhead Cassava Green Revolution for Nigeria
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ST. LOUIS, MO, September 19, 2011 – Dr. Martin Fregene, Director of BioCassava (BC) Plus at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center has been tasked with leading the implementation of the Cassava Green Revolution for Nigeria by Akin Adesina, the Hono ...
Danforth Center Scientist Recruited to Spearhead Cassava Green Revolution for Nigeria, ST. LOUIS, MO, September 19, 2011 – Dr. Martin Fregene, Director of BioCassava (BC) Plus at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center has been tasked with leading the implementation of the Cassava Green Revolution for Nigeria by Akin Adesina, the Honourable Minister for Agriculture and Natural Resources. Fregene will begin these duties September 15 and will remain a co-Principal Investigator of BC Plus
(National Geographic) The Next Green Revolution
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Modern supercrops will be a big help. But agriculture can’t be fixed by biotech alone.
(National Geographic) The Next Green Revolution, AN EXCERPT FROM NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC BY TIM FOLGER PHOTOGRAPHS BY CRAIG CUTLER Modern supercrops will be a big help. But agriculture can’t be fixed by biotech alone. Which vision of agriculture is right for the farmers of sub-Saharan Africa? Today, says Nigel Taylor, a geneticist at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis, Missouri, the brown streak virus has the potential to cause another cassava famine. “It has become
Interview with Dr. Martin Fregene
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Meet the Scientist Recruited to Spearhead Cassava Green Revolution for Nigeria Fregene will serve as a special advisor to the Honourable Minister for Agriculture and Natural Resources and will be part of a world class team responsible for the desi ...
Interview with Dr. Martin Fregene, Meet the Scientist Recruited to Spearhead Cassava Green Revolution for Nigeria Fregene will serve as a special advisor to the Honourable Minister for Agriculture and Natural Resources and will be part of a world class team responsible for the design and implementation of Nigeria’s agricultural transformation agenda. Learn more about Dr. Fregene's appointment here. , (Collection), (Collection)
Celebrating 100 Years of the Global Impact of Dr. Norman Borlaug
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This year, National Agriculture Day coincides with the centennial anniversary date of Dr. Norman Borlaug’s birthday. The 1970 Nobel Laureate was an inspiration to all who believe in the importance of plant science.
statue of Borlaug, the “Father of the Green Revolution,” in the National Statuary Hall Collection, around the globe. The Green Revolution, beginning in the mid-1940’s and continuing until the late 1980, entitled “From the Green to the Gene Revolution: Our 21st Century Challenge.” “Norman Borlaug has
The Plant Pulse December 30, 2011
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WSU partners to explore genetics of medicinal plants - WSU News Many of the most valued medicines from plants have very complex chemical structures and are often only found in tiny amounts in nature, sometimes in remote parts of the world and s ...
Journal Green is the new black: "There were so many," she said. "It's still living," she added, referring to the plants and, of course, to the design itself. Africa's agricultural revolution will be driven by research and technology - Daily Nation The revolution will most likely be driven by three major forces: institutional upgrading; riding the biotechnology revolution; and regional co
2016 ANNUAL THANKSGIVING LETTER BY WILLIAM H. DANFORTH, FOUNDING CHAIRMAN
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Thanks to each of you for your role in what I believe is a noble effort to make the world a better and safer place for humans and many other living things.
to the “Green, or Agricultural Revolution” begun in the 1960s and peaking in the 1980s, which used, . Now the world and our species need an “Evergreen Revolution” that uses the science of the present
The Plant Pulse October 19,2012
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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 ...
at the beginning of a 3-day African Green Revolution Forum 2012 taking place in Arusha, Tanzania, The seeds of an agricultural revolution are taking root in cities around the world—a movement
The Plant Pulse March 11, 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 eve ...
difference in her community." Second Green Revolution - Popular Science A century of agricultural, . But the first green revolution is proving unsustainable, and hunger is on the rise. Now keeping the world fed