Wednesday, October 21, 2009

£2 billion needed for science ’Grand Challenge’ to help feed the world

Professor Sir David Baulcombe has chaired a report for the Royal Society which says that the UK should lead international research efforts if we are to achieve the massive increase in food crop production (at least 50 percent) that will be required by 2050 to meet global food demands without damaging the environment.

Read the Report and the Press Release.

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