Saskatoon home to food security innovation powerhouse

November 17, 2015 - The Global Institute for Food Security at the University of Saskatchewan is positioned to help address the global challenges. The university has received a $37.2-million Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF) award to develop a transformative new approach to crop breeding as well as three Genome Canada awards totalling almost $24-million to improve wheat, lentil and cattle production in the last year alone. "No place in the world has all of the contributing technologies for this that we have on this campus," said director Dr. Maurice Moloney.

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