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‘Major milestone in agriculture’: Nigeria's just launched genetically modified cowpea could double yields and save the country millions

‘Major milestone in agriculture’: Nigeria’s just launched genetically modified cowpea could double yields and save the country millions

Nigeria has achieved what looks like a major milestone in the history of agricultural research and development with the official ...
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Nigerian farmers excited about growing country’s first GM crop, insect-resistant cowpea

Bukola Adewumi | 
Farmers in Tudun Wada in Kano State have expressed joy at the release of the new Pod Borer Resistant (PBR) ...
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GMO corn could help combat voracious pests, drought in Nigeria, field study shows

Nigeria’s quest to introduce maize varieties resistant to insect pests such as Stem Borer and Fall Army Worm (FAW) and ...
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Nigerian anti-GMO groups resume lawsuit alleging biotech crops violate ‘fundamental rights to life’

The Registered Trustees of Health of Mother Earth Foundation and 16 other organisations have resumed a lawsuit against the National ...
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GMO cotton not to blame for farmer suicides in India, expert reconfirms to UN panel

Duncan Mboyah | 
An expert on Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) from India has told a UN conference on biodiversity that GMO cotton growing ...
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President of Senegal bucks anti-biotechnology pressure: ‘I am for the use of GMOs’

Abdallah el-Kurebe | 
President Macky Sall of Senegal has thrown his weight behind the adoption of agricultural biotechnology in the country. .... President ...
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