CGIAR Announces Increased Funding To Address Food Insecurity

VOA News: Expanded Research Puts Global Food Security on the Horizon
“Scientists and food experts have high hopes in achieving global food security as the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) recently announced a billion-dollar funding milestone. The world’s largest agriculture research partnership says funding for research and development went from $500 million dollars in 2008 to $1 billion dollars in 2013…” (Lewis, 1/10).