Crop Biotech Update

Genome Canada Opens Food Security Research Competition

June 18, 2014

Genome Canada, in collaboration with Western Grains Research Foundation (WGRF), launched the 2014 Large-Scale Applied Research Project Competition: Genomics and Feeding the Future. The objective of the competition is to support research projects that will create new knowledge and inform public policy for Canada's agri-food and fisheries and aquaculture sectors and contribute solutions that can help feed the world's growing population. About $90 million will be allotted for the research projects which will last for over 4 years.

For more details, visit http://www.genomecanada.ca/en/about/news.aspx?i=498.