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Kick-off Working Group 'Future Proofed Crops'
We are proud to announce the kick-off of a new Working Group ‘Future Proofed Crops’ by EPSO.
Update Event: Online Annual Meeting December 14th
The annual meeting of the CropBooster-P project is planned on December 14th in Wageningen.
News: Publication in Food and Energy Security
CropBooster-P mainly focuses on increasing future crop yields, on increasing the resource use efficiency of crops and on adapting crops to future climate conditions.
Food production must be doubled, so action is needed now!
René Klein Lankhorst, project leader of CropBooster-P explains in this Dutch article why we need to double food production. And more important, why we need to act now!
Citizens jury wants gene technology but subject to conditions
The use of new breeding technology is necessary to realize the full objectives of CropBooster-P. But what is the opinion of society about using these techniques?
WUR gives away CRISPR IP licenses in fight against hunger
To fulfill the objectives of CropBooster-P, we need new breeding techniques. We therefore fully applaud and support the decision of Wageningen University & Research to provide free licenses for their patented CRISPR-technology.
Presentations Versailles meeting online (WP4 and WP5)
In WP4 expert panels were assembled to define scientific and technical strategies. These panels produced a number of draft review papers and research visions which were further discussed in the so-called Versailles meeting.
Event: Farm to Fork Conference 2021: October 14 & 15
The second Farm to Fork Conference – Building sustainable food systems together, will take place on 14 and 15 October 2021 and will be a virtual event.
Exploring the potential of the NPEC facilties
Developing a roadmap for the introduction of new crop varieties in current agricultural practice is an important goal of the CropBooster-P consortium.
How to adapt in-person focus groups to the online environment
How researchers approach fieldwork and data collection has been affected by the restriction of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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