September 16, 2016
German drug and farm chemical maker Bayer says it will take over U.S. company Monsanto in a $66-billion deal, creating one of the world’s largest agri-tech conglomerates.
October 17, 2013
UBC experts are available to comment on the tentative EU-Canada trade agreement and its expected economic and societal impacts.
Media Release | June 20, 2011
Greater food security in the impoverished Andean regions of Peru will be the focus of a University of British Columbia-Peruvian study thanks to a $3.4 million investment from Canadian development agencies.
Media Release | January 12, 2010
University of British Columbia researchers have received $10.5 million in funding from Genome Canada through the Government of Canada, Genome BC and international partners to enable them to create the first reference genome of the sunflower family – work that will pinpoint agriculturally important genes and could result in a hybrid sunflower that provides both biofuel and food products.