Increasing Climate Resilience in Crops

Our Increasing Climate Resilience in Crops Program is developing solutions to increase crops’ tolerance for higher temperatures.
Our Increasing Climate Resilience in Crops Program is developing solutions to increase crops’ tolerance for higher temperatures.

Program Contact

Ryan Comella
rcomella@foundationfar.org

Development Contact

Catherine Maxwell
cmaxwell@foundationfar.org

This program is closed

Increasing Climate Resilience in Crops Awarded Grants

Unravelling the genetics of cowpea adaptation to high temperatures for legume improvement

Year Awarded  2021

FFAR award amount   $490,617

Total award amount   $981,233

Location   Fort Collins, CO

Program   Increasing Climate Resilience in Crops

Matching Funders   Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Leveraging landrace genomics to rapidly engineer thermotolerant cassava

Year Awarded  2021

FFAR award amount   $499,999

Total award amount   $999,999

Location   Davis, California

Program   Increasing Climate Resilience in Crops

Matching Funders   Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Genetic incorporation of physiological mechanisms of high night temperature tolerance into rice improvement programs

Year Awarded  2021

FFAR award amount   $384,369

Total award amount   $768,738

Location   College Station, TX

Program   Increasing Climate Resilience in Crops

Matching Funders   Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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