New project aims for more pest-resilient food options in Bangladesh and the Philippines

New project aims for more pest-resilient food options in Bangladesh and the Philippines

A new, Cornell-led project will accelerate the application of a proven biotechnology to enhance food and nutritional security in Bangladesh and the Philippines, while at the same time protecting the health of farmers and the environment. The Feed the Future Insect-Resistant Eggplant Partnership is funded by a five-year, $10 million grant from the U.S. Agency […]

$10M project aims for more pest-resilient food options in Asia

Bt eggplant in Bangladesh

image: A farmer harvests Bt eggplant in Bangladesh in 2018. view more  Credit: Arif Hossain ITHACA, N.Y. – A new Cornell University-led project will accelerate the application of a proven biotechnology to enhance food and nutritional security in Bangladesh and the Philippines while protecting the health of farmers and the environment. The Feed the Future Insect-Resistant […]