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IPG Co-Organizes Workshop on Food Security

Attendees of the Workshop

The Interdisciplinary Plant Group (IPG) was invited to join Lancaster University (UK) and China Agricultural University in organizing the "International Workshop on Food Security: Science, Technology and Policy", which was held September 22-25, 2012 in Beijing, China.

Bob Sharp and David Braun represented MU, the IPG and the Missouri Maize Center at the workshop. The workshop was held in association with the International Food Security Alliance (IFSA), of which MU and the IPG is a member. The IFSA, which was launched in September 2011, comprises a partnership of institutions to address the research and educational challenges of global food security.