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Ghana’s parliament gives GMO crops a boost

Abubakar Ibrahim | 
Ghana’s parliament has approved regulations that open the door for the country to commercialize genetically modified (GMO) crops. The regulations ...
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Can TELA maize solve the acute food shortages in sub-Saharan Africa?

Christopher Bendana | 
Sub-Saharan Africa remains the most food-insecure region in the world, with an estimated 237 million throughout the region suffering from ...
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Kenya needs to overcome inhibitions about GMOs, official says

Verenardo Meeme | 
Efforts to “put technologies in the hands of farmers that protect against drought and insects cannot be taken lightly.” ...
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Severe drought threatens food security in sub–Saharan Africa

Lenganji Sikapizye | 
The effects of climate change are becoming increasingly severe in sub-Saharan Africa, where millions of people are facing severe food ...
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Is it ‘unconstitutional’ to let activists use Ghana’s court system to ban GMOs?

Abubakar Ibrahim | 
It’s unconstitutional to allow anti-science groups to use Ghana’s judicial system to deny farmers the benefits of biotechnology, Ghana’s National ...
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Mennonite family shuns gadgets but grows GMO corn

Rose Mukonyo | 
How many days could you live without your cell phone, laptop or favorite communications tool? Modern technology has become such ...
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Nigerian scientists call for biotech to address food security in Africa

Abdullahi Tsanni | 
“We need to do more advocacy for biotechnology in Nigeria and ensure accurate dissemination of scientific information." ...
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Will Kenya lift its GMO ban as its agriculture falters?

Rose Mukonyo | 
Scientists should now move with urgency to allow for the continuation of research to support applications of biotechnology ...
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Many plants are naturally GMO, research finds

Joan Conrow | 
GMOs are less 'unnatural' than you might think ...
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GMO eggplant developed by Bangladesh government cuts toxicity of pesticides used 41%, farmers increase revenues 27%, study finds

Joan Conrow | 
"Bt brinjal can improve the livelihoods of smallholder farmers in a developing country while protecting the environment.” ...
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Plant breeding innovations required to weather climate change, report says

Abubakar Ibrahim | 
The world needs plant breeding innovations to address challenges of climate change and a growing population ...
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‘Patchwork’ of global gene editing regulations will harm seed production, group warns

Abubakar Ibrahim | 
Failing to harmonize international regulations around the use of gene editing in agricultural production will hurt seed production globally ...
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GM cassava research progresses in Uganda

Isaac Ongu | 
Ugandan researchers are requesting permission to create permanent demonstration gardens of the improved crops ...
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Crop gene editing needs proactive communication plan, scientist warns

Joseph Gakpo | 
Effective science communication is critical to ensure gene editing technology does not suffer from the perception problem now facing GMOs ...
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Nigerian farmer: ‘Give us the chance to use agricultural biotech’

Joseph Gakpo | 
African farmers must be given the opportunity to use genetically modified (GM) seeds as the sure way to enhance agricultural ...
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Activists plan to call Vandana Shiva as ‘expert’ witness in Ghana GMO court case

Joseph Gakpo | 
Calling Indian activist Vandana Shiva an “expert witness” has been mocked by defendants in the case ...
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New breeding techniques can boost food security in Africa, report finds

Joseph Gakpo | 
New breeding techniques can help Africa meet its food security and industrial needs while improving farmer livelihoods, according to a ...
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Kenya field trial shows Bt cotton boosts yields four-fold

Verenardo Meeme | 
“The results from the biotech cotton have demonstrated the potential that it has in transforming the textile industry in the ...
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African media urged to consider ‘national interest’ in reporting on GMOs

Joseph Gakpo | 
Journalists and scientists are urging African media to consider the “national interest” when reporting on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) to ...
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Scientists urge speedy introduction of GMOs to help Ghana cut food imports

Joseph Opoku Gakpo | 
As Ghana’s government rolls out a master plan to drastically cut down on food imports, scientists are urging the speedy ...
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Pakistan marks another GMO crop milestone

Muhammad Kashif Tunio | 
Pakistani farmers and scientists are recognizing the need for genetically modified (GM) crops to help the country transition from subsistence ...
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Ghana’s Christian leaders join GMO debate, with some vouching for the technology’s goodness

Joseph Opoku Gakpo | 
Christian leaders in Ghana have joined the debate on whether the country should adopt genetically modified (GM) crops, with some ...
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Ghana considers new rules to enhance its GMO regime

Joseph Opoku Gakpo | 
Ghana’s parliament is considering new regulations that will help facilitate its safe adoption of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The rules, ...
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Gene editing could save Ghana’s cocoa from extinction, scientists say

Joseph Opoku Gakpo | 
A new study warns that climate change could drive Ghana’s cocoa (cacao) industry to extinction — a fate that scientists ...
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Video: ‘Technology freedom—we want, we want’: Farmers protest India’s GMO crop restrictions

5,000 farmers in India staged a protest to demand access to GMO crops, with some risking up to five years ...
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Swaziland (eSwatini) finds success with GMO cotton

Nkechi Isaac | 
The chief executive officer of the Swaziland Cotton Board is urging African leaders to put their political egos aside and ...
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Kenya plants demonstrations of drought-tolerant, insect-resistant GMO maize

Verenardo Meeme | 
Kenyan scientists have planted demonstration plots in the country’s eastern and western regions to show how genetically modified (GM) maize ...