Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation [to 19 September 2015]

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation [to 19 September 2015]

Sustainable ranching program receives 11.5 million Euros to reduce deforestation in Brazil
September 17, 2015
Instituto Centro de Vida (ICV) has announced that Novo Campo, a sustainable cattle ranching initiative in Brazil’s Mato Grasso state, received an investment of 11.5 million Euros from the Althelia Climate Fund to support the program’s efforts to increase economic, social and environmental performance of local ranches…

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation awards $2.3M for plant disease resistance
September 15, 2015
PALO ALTO, Calif. Sept. 15, 2015 — The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation awarded $2.3M to the Two Blades Foundation (2Blades), a charitable organization that supports the development of durable disease resistance in crop plants and their deployment in agriculture.
Four well-recognized research teams will investigate plant immunity…