09:44pm, 10/24/14

U Of I Scores Federal Grant To Aid Africa

(Urbana, IL) -- The University of Illinois is being given a 25-million-dollar federal grant for research that will help five African nations feed their people. The school will lead a five-year effort involving several other colleges and organizations that focuses on increasing Africa’s soybean yields. Democratic Senator Dick Durbin says the money is being wisely spent as the end result will help people for generations to come.


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