December 2018

Every night, some 800 million people – one in nine people on earth – go to bed hungry. And projections suggest that unless creative solutions are found, the world will need to increase food production by an additional 50% in the next 30 years, when the planet’s population is expected to exceed 9 billion. At a special announcement on McGill University’s Macdonald Campus, researchers affiliated with the University’s Institute for Global Food Security revealed that our prospects now seem somewhat more encouraging, thanks to a landmark gift of $5 million from McGill alumna Margaret A. Gilliam, BSc’59. […]