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Jane Maland Cady
Jane Maland Cady
Jane Maland Cady is International program director at The McKnight Foundation. Read her bio here.

Jane Maland Cady: New Gates Foundation grant strengthens program roots

While driving down a rural southern Minnesota highway, in the midst of the corn and soybean harvest, I received the long awaited call that a renewal grant for the McKnight Foundation’s Collaborative Crop Research Program had been approved by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. A fittingly agricultural location, albeit far removed from sub-Saharan Africa […]

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Jane Maland Cady: Crop Research, with Collaboration at the Core

They say a meal isn’t made successful just by the food you serve, but also by who is helping you to set the table. Well, to feed our planet both nutritionally and sustainably, we’ll need a lot more hands preparing this global table. Strong food systems require strong partnerships. Motivated by a desire to help […]

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