Province of Saskatchewan, PotashCorp commit $50-million to Global Institute for Food Security at the U of S

Public-private partnership to advance science and policy for global food and nutrition security

SASKATOON – The Province of Saskatchewan, the University of Saskatchewan, and Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (PotashCorp) today formally launched the Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS) to develop Saskatchewan-led solutions to feed a growing world population.
With initial commitments of up to CDN $35-million from PotashCorp and CDN $15-million from the province over the next seven years, the institute will apply Saskatchewan’s unique resources, innovation and expertise to address the increasing global demand for safe, reliable food.

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