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Chicago Tribune: A plant of last resort
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/Chicago-Tribune-A-plant-of-last-resort
Biocassava a meal ticket for famine-stricken East Africa By Greg Burns October 1, 2011 The terrible famine in East Africahas many causes, but one of the least appreciated involves a staple in the diet of 800 million people worldwide. Cassava root ...
in a land afflicted with poverty, drought and warfare. Mankind has a solution. It's growing
Danforth Plant Science Center nets two hundred thousand Bank of America award
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The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center was given an award this week from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation.
Danforth Plant Science Center nets two hundred thousand Bank of America award, The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center was given an award this week from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation. The Creve Coeur biotech research center will get $200,000 in funding, along with leadership training for two employees. It's part of the bank's Neighborhood Builders philanthropic program aimed at a range of community issues, including unemployment, poverty and hunger. Larry Otto, president
Small Farmers Are the Answer
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Small Farmers Are the Answer By: Bill Gates On May 24, I’ll be giving a speech in Washington, D.C . to draw attention to farming families in the developing world and the important role they play in cutting hunger and poverty. I need your help in mak ...
Small Farmers Are the Answer, Small Farmers Are the Answer By: Bill Gates On May 24, I’ll be giving a speech in Washington, D.C . to draw attention to farming families in the developing world and the important role they play in cutting hunger and poverty. I need your help in making the case about why small farmers are so important – in fact, I want you to share your best ideas and help spread, to provide this kind of support to small farmers. Solving hunger and poverty is both an urgent
Join Us for A Taste of Science
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This event offers young Saint Louis professionals an opportunity to engage in a fun and interactive evening of science, spirits and snacks.
families, communities and nations from poverty, creating global economic growth and security
The Plant Pulse June 17, 2011
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/The-Plant-Pulse-june-17-2011
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 ...
' - Reuters: AlertNet "Poverty is associated with very poor diets, and with climate change, you will have increased levels of poverty, which strengthens the need for biofortification," says
Recipients of African Women in Agricultural Research and Development Award Work to Improve Food Security
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/recipients-of-african-women-in-agricultural-research-and-development-award-work-to-improve-food-security
The career development program brought three women to the United States to study current scientific techniques to help improve global food security.
. During her time at the Center, Taracha has worked to improve food security and reduce poverty numbers, solutions that have the potential to lift families and communities from poverty, to enhance food
The Plant Pulse January 27, 2012
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/The-Plant-Pulse-January-27-2012
  Bill Gates' Annual Letter -- Innovation and partnership to support small farmers in 2012              Roots & Shoots             “We can help poor farmers sustainably increase their productivity so they can feed themselves and their ...
Energy is central to powering our economies to empowering women, from alleviating poverty
Social Sharing: 10 Agriculture Blogs to Follow
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/social-sharing-10-agriculture-blogs-to-follow

As 2014 wraps up, we’d like to share some remarkable blogs that we followed this year and hope you find them interesting as well. 

provides expertise on the topics of health, poverty, education and philanthropy as well as the use
Improving Investments, Policies, and Productivity Is Critical to Combating Hunger and Malnutrition
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/Improving-Investments-Policies-and-Productivity-Is-Critical-to-Combating-Hunger-and-Malnutrition
St. Louis, MO—Global demand for major grains, such as maize, rice, and wheat, is projected to increase by nearly 48 percent from 2000-2025 and by 70 percent between 2000 and 2050, according to research presented by Mark Rosegrant, who delivered ...
that progress in the fight against hunger and poverty is sustainable.” The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks sustainable solutions for ending hunger and poverty. IFPRI
The Plant Pulse February 25, 2011
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/The-Plant-Pulse-February-25-2011
The Plant Pulse is a new feature of the Danforth Center Roots and Shoots Blog that will include a sampling of interesting stories about world hunger and malnutrition, food security, climate change, biofuels, agriculture, the environment, conferences ...
-sufficiency, sustainability, alleviation of poverty and hunger, and help in mitigating some