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- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
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
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
- 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
- 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