Bill and Melinda Gates are giving a boost to BioCassava Plus too

from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation webpage on BioCassava PlusBioCassava PlusThe NeedCassava is central to the diets of more than 250 million people in Africa. Though rich in calories, it offers limited nutritional value. As a result, many people who rely…

Golden Rice’s true colours shine through at the Gates Foundation

From the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation webpage: a page with truly hopeful sparkleGolden RiceThe NeedRice is the staple food crop for more than half of the world’s population, and is especially important in Asia. While it is ample in calories, it…

Australian scientific collaboration set to break world’s reliance on fish for long chain omega-3

12 April 2011. Press releaseA pioneering Australian research alliance is leading the international race to break the world’s reliance on fish stocks for its supply of the vital dietary nutrient, long chain omega-3.Today (Tuesday 12 April) three Australian organisations announced…

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