Posts Tagged ‘collaboration’

Collaborative Crop Research Program Looks Back

  New report reviews three decades of strengthening food security Since the early 1980s, The McKnight Foundation has funded agricultural research around the globe with the goal to help farmers feed their families and communities. A recently completed history of the Collaborative Crop Research Program (CCRP) delves into the origins of the program from the […]


Aimee Witteman: Foundations rally around regional strategies with global implications

Last week, representatives from 14 foundations with interests in energy policy and climate change gathered at The McKnight Foundation for a daylong meeting to explore how we might better collaborate around efforts in the Midwest. Convened by McKnight in conjunction with our key regional partners Energy Foundation and RE-AMP, the meeting was designed for the […]


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 […]