Partnering Organization: J.R. Simplot Company
Among many different types of research resources, this project is going to require finding data pertaining to global food security, information regarding how different corporations support such issues, and scholarly research regarding potatoes.
Listed below are resources that might assist you with this project. This list is by no means meant to be an exhaustive. Rather it is meant to get you thinking about what sort of resources you might need and where they may come from.
If you have any question, please email me.
Below are some resources regarding finding global food security data.
Understanding Food Security
Finding Data Regarding Food Security
Finding Information About Where Potatoes Are Grown
Finding out where support for crop development can come from will take some digging. That said, you should be able to locate some useful resources.
For example, the USDA provides Federal grants supporting Potato Breeding Research as well as Organic Transitions. Although these grants may be closed or closing, they are characteristic of grants that you may find
As noted, also look for non-profits that may provide assistance. The USDA also provides a list of hunger relief organizations.
Part of this project requires an understanding of the hop industry. This information may include company or industry profiles, newspaper reports, press releases, and more.
Below are a few resources to get you started.
Helpful Industry Resources
For more in-depth information regarding corporate research, take a look at the Company Research Library Guide.
Newspaper and Trade Publications
Much of this project is going to involve finding scholarly research regarding a myriad of topics. Although you may find this research across many different resources, I'd start at the following databases: