The world is waking up to the urgent need to ensure that agriculture — through crop diversification — can help to address the world's nutritional needs. The challenge is not the absence of scientific, technological, and engineering knowledge. It is the absence of institutions that can transform the widely available knowledge into practical programs that can bring agriculture, nutrition, and health together to help improve the human condition.
Published in May 2014, this report chapter for the Nestle Foundation Report 2013 was authored by Calestous Juma, Professor of the Practice of International Development; Director, Science, Technology, and Globalization Project; and Principal Investigator, Agricultural Innovation in Africa, and made available by the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Read >