We are delighted to announce three new members of the Advisory Committee for The McKnight Foundation’s Collaborative Crop Research Program (CCRP). Please join us in welcoming Dr. Ernesto Méndez, Dr. Jemimah Njuki, and Dr. Thomas Remington to the program. The new members will join Advisory Committee...
CCRP AC Updates from McKnight
18th February 2014
2013 – Quarter Four Newsletter
4th February 2014
The 2013 Quarter Four Newsletter contains reflections from the 2013 Southern Africa Community of Practice Meeting and updates from across the program.
CCRP West Africa Call for Concept Notes
29th January 2014
We are no longer accepting concept notes related to this call.The McKnight Foundation Collaborative Crop Research Program will make funds available to support three to five new collaborative projects in the CCRP’s West Africa Community of Practice which is active in Mali, Burkina Faso, and Niger....
New Gates Foundation Grant Strengthens Program
18th November 2013
The McKnight Foundation is pleased to announce renewed funding for the McKnight Collaborative Crop Research Program from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The new grant from Gates Foundation — $25 million over the next five years — will allow McKnight to expand its crop research efforts...
2013 – Quarter Three Newsletter
18th November 2013
Third quarterly newsletter features CCPR impact in the High Andes of South America. The Bolivian PROINPA project on quinoa and the INIAP project on quinoa, lupin and amaranth of Ecuador are highlighted along with two nutrition-focused projects led by World Neighbors of Bolivia and Yanapai of Peru....
New Liaison Scientist in Southern Africa CoP
8th October 2013
As of October 1, Tim Chancellor will assume the responsibilities of liaison scientist for the CoP. The CCRP team has greatly appreciated the efforts of Charlie Riches over the past five years, and we sincerely thank him for his efforts. Tim Chancellor is a specialist in pest and disease...