Monthly Archives: May 2012

Food Security and Human Conflict – Per Pinstrup-Andersen

Food insecurity, i.e., lack of access to sufficient food to meet energy and nutrient needs, contributes to – and is caused by – human conflict.  Increasing food prices, caused in part by extreme weather events, which threaten the food security … Continue reading

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National Bioeconomy Blueprint

On April 26, 2012, the White House released a national Bioeconomy Blueprint, a comprehensive approach to harnessing innovations in biological research to address national challenges in health, food, energy, and the environment.  (Click here for video of discussion of the … Continue reading

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