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Food Insecurity: A Global Threat to Children

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As part of BNY Mellon’s global initiative to raise awareness of food security and waste, R. Jeep Bryant, executive vice president for marketing and corporate affairs, share his thoughts on the issues. This is the second in a four-part series.

Food Insecurity: A Global Threat to Children

Sadly, all over the world, many kids don’t have what they need to grow up, get an education and contribute to society.

Why We're Invested in Feeding the Hungry

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As part of BNY Mellon's global initiative to raise awareness of food security and waste, R. Jeep Bryant, executive vice president for marketing and corporate affairs, share his thoughts on the issues. This is the first in a four-part series.

Why We’re Invested in Feeding the Hungry

Mars And University Of Cambridge Collaborate On Pursuit Of Global Food Security

Mars, Incorporated and the University of Cambridge today announced an agreement to build on their existing collaboration in order to further scientific research in the field of food security.
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October 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Facilitated by IfM Education and Consultancy Services (IfM ECS) at the University of Cambridge, the multifaceted relationship will provide Mars with access to cutting-edge research, whilst bringing the work of the University and its students closer to industry and commercial applications.

First Global Conference On Food Security

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Wageningen, September 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ - A multifaceted problem: How can the world feed its children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren in a future facing an ever-growing global population, poverty, growing scarcities of drinking water and agricultural land, and of course the elusive climate change? And at what price? Nobody knows the answer.

The Global Land Grab: Frederick Kaufman Part II

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We often hear about the resource curse in developing countries in terms of oil or precious minerals — most of us don’t associate the concept with food. But as this week’s guest on Sea Change Radio, food journalist Frederick Kaufman, has chronicled, in many parts of sub-Saharan Africa the resource of fertile land is being exploited in a way that is reminiscent of how other marketable resources have been appropriated.

Monsanto’s Robert T. Fraley Named 2013 World Food Prize Laureate

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ST. LOUIS, June 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ – At the 2013 World Food Prize Announcement Ceremony held today at the U.S. State Department, Monsanto’s Chief Technology Officer, Robert T. Fraley, Ph.D., was named a 2013 World Food Prize Laureate. Fraley’s recognition is for the research he and his teams pioneered in plant biotechnology and its application to advanced breeding and crop improvement techniques in agriculture.

Fraley will share the prestigious prize with Marc Van Montagu, Ph.D., and Mary-Dell Chilton, Ph.D.

Helping Coffee Farmers Turns Competitors into Colleagues

Coffeelands Food Security Coalition - Partnering to Fight Hunger and Expand Economic Opportunities for Coffee-Producing Families
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This post by Eril Mandell orginally appeared on Mercy Corps' Global Envision blog. 

"If coffee farmers can’t adequately feed their families, they’re unlikely to be able to take care of the plants that produce the high-quality coffee beans importers want.

Resolving “It’s not my job” Syndrome

Demanding accountability from our not-so-conscientious fellow humans
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Aerial spraying of pesticides, herbicides, and surfactants in our neighborhoods is not only a health hazard for our children, our pets, and us, but the act also has the ability to induce harm on all living things.

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. Donates $200,000 to Coffeelands Trust

Two-year Grant to Help Victims of Conflict
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WATERBURY , Vt., May 31, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc., (NASDAQ: GMCR), a leader in specialty coffee and coffeemakers, recently made a $200,000 donation in the form of a 2-year grant to the Coffeelands Trust, a fund that connects the international coffee community to victims of conflict in coffee growing regions.

GMCR Receives the Millennium Challenge Corporation's 2013 Corporate Award

Organization Notes GMCR's Work to Advance Food Security in the Communities Where it Works as well as its Strong Emphases on Monitoring and Evaluation
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MCC’s Forum on Global Development Honors Leaders in International Development

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Millennium Challenge Corporation honored a coffee company, the person overseeing the implementation of the agency’s Lesotho projects and two college students who invented a soccer ball that brings light to people living off electrical grids during the 2013 Forum on Global Development.

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