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Scientists and farmers dispute ag minister’s claim that Ghana doesn’t need GMOs

Joseph Opoku Gakpo | 
Scientists and farmers warn that Ghana’s agricultural sector will struggle if the introduction of genetically modified organisms (GMO) is delayed ...
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Burkina Faso ‘farmer of the year’ calls for return of Bt cotton

Joseph Opoku Gakpo | 
Wiledio Naboho, the 2019 Alliance for Science Farmer of the Year, is mounting fresh pressure on the Burkina Faso government ...
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Improved seeds key to sustainable food security, African plant breeders say

Abubakar Ibrahim | 
Strategies now being rolled out to ensure food security on the African continent are unsustainable, according to the African Plant ...
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Nigeria gears up for two GMO crops in the 2020 planting season

Nikechi Isaac | 
Nigeria made significant progress in agricultural biotechnology in 2019, approving two genetically modified (GM) crops — pest-resistant Bt cotton and ...
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Activists escalate efforts to stop Indian farmers from using GMO seeds

Mark Lynas | 
Anti-GMO activists in India have escalated their war on the country’s resource-poor farmers by moving their efforts to stop genetically ...
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Five ways CRISPR plants can combat climate change

Jenna Gallegos | 
Plants occupy a unique nexus when it comes to climate change. On the one hand, they can help prevent climate ...
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Nigeria commercializes its first GMO food crop

Joan Conrow | 
Nigeria has reached a major food security milestone with the commercial release of insect-resistant cowpea — its first genetically modified ...
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Millennials turn to tech to solve African farming challenges

Pacifique Nshimiyimana | 
For generations our farmers were told that they will be the next richest people of the world, due to a ...
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Uganda faces heavy losses without GMO banana, economist warns

Christopher Bendana | 
A leading Ugandan economist is warning of heavy financial losses among banana farmers if they don’t soon adopt a genetically ...
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Zambian food makers directed to label GMO products

Lenganji Sikapizye | 
Zambia’s National Biosafety Authority (NBA) has directed food producers to clearly label products containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) so that ...
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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 ...