Championing an ‘orphan crop’: Cassava experts convene in Uganda
February 25, 2019 10:54 ET | Cornell University
KAMPALA, UGANDA, Feb. 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cassava is a dietary staple for millions of Africans, but has received little attention from scientists and plant breeders in comparison to cash...
New peer-review study confirms Bt brinjal reduces pesticides and benefits farmers in Bangladesh
November 21, 2018 17:00 ET | Cornell University
DAKA, BANGLADESH, Nov. 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The first replicated field trials comparing genetically modified eggplant varieties with their non-GM counterparts in Bangladesh have confirmed...
Groundbreaking data project to support smallholder farmers and end hunger
October 15, 2018 19:02 ET | Cornell University
Rome, Oct. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- How can donors best invest their money to support the world’s poorest farmers to improve productivity, support their families and end hunger across the globe...
Africans selected for prestigious American fellowship program
August 23, 2018 06:00 ET | Cornell University
Cornell University, Ithaca NY USA, Aug. 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Twenty-five Africans have been selected to participate in the prestigious Cornell University Alliance for Science Global...
Cornell receives $35M to support cassava development for smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa
February 15, 2018 09:00 ET | Cornell University
Ithaca, New York, Feb. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cassava is vital to the food security of millions of Africans who eat some form of the root crop daily. Although cassava breeders are making...
Cornell receives $35M to support cassava development for smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa
February 15, 2018 08:52 ET | Cornell University
Ithaca, New York, Feb. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cassava is vital to the food security of millions of Africans who eat some form of the root crop daily. Although cassava breeders are making...