Topic: Research Institutions
Incorporated in 1923 with funding from John D. Rockefeller, Jr., the IEB built a major scientific network in Europe and the US in only five years.
Rockefeller Foundation agriculture programs begun in Mexico achieved global reach through four major research institutes. Building them was the result of partnership.
In the aftermath, Foundation staff struggled to rectify their organization’s involvement with this weapon of mass destruction.
Funding on levels large and small helped this new area of scientific research grow and evolve.