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Part of the Royal Society’s Reaping the Benefits project, high level delegates from the US and UK covered challenges faced by global agriculture, mechanisms for crop improvement and the roles of the public and private sectors in implementing new developments.


In 2008, Raymond and Beverly Sackler established the USA-UK Scientific Forum to help the scientific leadership of the United Kingdom and the United States forge an enduring partnership on topics of worldwide scientific concern with benefit to all people. By establishing the forum, the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Foundation has made it possible to examine forces that are creating our collective future.