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(St. Louis Public Radio) Danforth Center Collaborative Research Project Aims to Reduce Hunger in Developing World | Part 1
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In many parts of East and Central Africa, farmers are experiencing declining yields of cassava due to brown streak virus, a plant disease that can render a crop inedible.
(St. Louis Public Radio) Danforth Center Collaborative Research Project Aims to Reduce Hunger in Developing World | Part 1, As botanist Nigel Taylor moves through a greenhouse kept to 90 degrees Fahrenheit and 80 percent humidity, he checks the stems of young, potted cassava plants. “You can see it there, OK?” Taylor said, pulling one forward. “We’re getting lesions on the stem, this plant’s, millions of people around the world. In many parts of East and Central Africa, farmers are experiencing
(Newsweek) Genetically Modified Rice Could Withstand the Ravages of Climate Change
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Over 3 billion people across the globe depend on rice for survival—it’s one of the most widely consumed food crops, providing over one-fifth of the calories consumed by humans worldwide.
(Newsweek) Genetically Modified Rice Could Withstand the Ravages of Climate Change, “I’ve never had so many students want to take part in a project,” says Jane Langdale. “They want to save the world.” Langdale, a professor of plant development at the University of Oxford, is part of a team, , drought-resistant rice known as C4. And in a world with a rapidly changing climate where nearly a billion people live in hunger, it could have a huge impact. Read the full article here
The Plant Pulse May 20, 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, in plants. Local Student Adds Perspective To World Hunger Discussion - Creve Coeur Patch.com The Danforth Center will again commemorate World Food Day on October 14 and 15 by enlisting volunteers, activities” as the center moved from startup to the world’s largest independent plant research institute, , the world's largest independent plant science research institute. The Ag Innovation Showcase was founded
Meet “Conversations” Series Speaker: Hannah Hightower
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Hannah Hightower, Student, Visitation Academy, Class of 2012 Hannah was first introduced to the Danforth Center community when she became a member of the Center’s inaugural World Food Day Commemoration’s Junior Board. Through her experience, s ...
became a member of the Center’s inaugural World Food Day Commemoration’s Junior Board. Through her experience, she found her passion for issues concerning world hunger and malnutrition. The event touched, have been on the frontlines of the hunger epidemic. The event is sponsored by Boeing. To join us, Hannah, visit: Student talks about her effort to help end hunger., (Collection), (Collection)
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 ...
The seeds of an agricultural revolution are taking root in cities around the world—a movement that boosters say will change the way that urbanites get their produce and solve some of the world's, . Monsanto gives $3 million to address rural hunger St. Louis Business Journal Monsanto Co. gave a $3 million contribution to Invest an Acre, a program that focuses on addressing rural hunger in America. Heifer International's Cooperatives Will Help Feed the World The Huffington Post We have
Bono Briefed on Danforth Center’s Work
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    Dr. William H. Danforth and members of the Danforth Plant Science Center were introduced to Bono while he was in town for the U2 concert at Busch Stadium. The world’s most famous humanitarian rock star met with Dr. Danforth, Chairma ...
Bono Briefed on Danforth Center’s Work, Dr. William H. Danforth and members of the Danforth Plant Science Center were introduced to Bono while he was in town for the U2 concert at Busch Stadium. The world’s most famous humanitarian rock star met with Dr. Danforth, Chairman, Dr. James C, and Director of BioCassava Plus shared details about Center’s work to combat hunger by improving, , asked multiple questions about the Center’s research as it relates to the developing world
Region’s BioScience Leaders Step Up to the Plate to Fight Hunger
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Special event on Sunday, August 28 to raise funds to fight world hunger ST. LOUIS, MO, July 27, 2011 – Cardinals’ fans are invited to learn how plant and life sciences are a homerun for St. Louis during “BioScience Day at the Ballpark,” Sunday, Augus ...
Region’s BioScience Leaders Step Up to the Plate to Fight Hunger, Special event on Sunday, August 28 to raise funds to fight world hunger ST. LOUIS, MO, July 27, 2011 – Cardinals’ fans, solutions to critical issues such as world hunger and energy independence,” said William H. Danforth, chair, to the plate to fight hunger at Busch Stadium. Fans will have a chance to connect with several, of the proceeds from ticket sales will benefit World Food Day Commemoration on October 14-15 hosted
Plant Pulse April 8, 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 security, and Hunger Fears - The New York Times "They're moving very aggressively in this new direction; cassava, impact and will go to helping the world," he said. "It's not all about the money." Rejuvenating, the world without the continuing application of biotechnology. There will be seven billion people on the planet by the end of this year and nine billion by 2050. World food production is falling behind
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 ...
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, long-term solutions to the scourge of hunger and malnutrition in this developing part of the world, . But the first green revolution is proving unsustainable, and hunger is on the rise. Now keeping the world fed, . World Food Day- A Journey to Tanzania -Roots N Shoots A child dies every six seconds from
The Plant Pulse August 1, 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 ...
The Plant Pulse August 1, 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, solutions to critical issues such as world hunger and energy independence,” said William H. Danforth, in developing countries. Region’s BioScience Leaders Step Up to the Plate to Fight Hunger - Roots, in the World Food Day commemoration on October 14 & 15 HuffPost Greatest Person Of The Day: Dr