Gates Foundation Strategic Investment Fund Logo
Share this page:

Press Release: AgBiome awarded grant from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation


July 28, 2016

AgBiome, LLC, a leader in the development of microbial solutions for agriculture, has been awarded a multi-year grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to discover biological insect control for deployment to smallholder farmers in African nations. The project, entitled RSM Systems Biology for Sweetpotato: Engineering the African Root/Soil/Microbiome for Enhanced Crop Productivity, aims to discover beneficial microbes with the ability to control sweetpotato weevils.

Read the full text here.