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‘This seed is ours’: Cuba poised to grow locally developed, insect-resistant GM corn to mitigate effects of climate change

‘This seed is ours’: Cuba poised to grow locally developed, insect-resistant GM corn to mitigate effects of climate change

Inter Press Service | 
Between 2014 and 2018, Cuba imported 700,000 tons of corn per year, more than 1,500 million dollars in imported food, ...
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Viewpoint: Drought-tolerant crops could help Africa prevent $372 billion in lost crop yields

Esther Ngumbi | Inter Press Service | 
Drought, a period of inadequate rain or no rainfall, is the main cause of crop yield loss in Africa, ultimately ...
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CRISPR crops focused on sustainable farming could soften African resistance to genetic engineering

[Nteranya Sanginga is director general of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture.] The role of genetic engineering in agriculture and ...

Filipino farmers petition government to deny golden rice approval

Diana Mendoza | Inter Press Service | 
Jon Sarmiento, a farmer in the Cavite province in southern Manila, plants a variety of fruits and vegetables, but his ...

Synthetic biology may place huge burden on small farmers, environment

Desmond Brown | Inter Press Service | 
The global value of the synthetic biology market reached 1.6 billion dollars in 2011and it will further grow to 10.8 ...
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US and Brazil move into ‘final stages’ of approving GE trees for commercial growing

Carey Biron | Inter Press Service | 
The U.S. and Brazilian governments are moving into the final stages of weighing approval for the commercialisation of genetically engineered ...

Anti-GMO activist campaign slams biofortified GM crops, claims biodiversity ‘far better’

Julio Godoy | Inter Press Service | 
Attempts to genetically modify food staples, such as crops and cattle, to increase their nutritional value and overall performance have ...

Mexican farmers reject GM beans

Inter Press Service | 
Bean grower Manuel Alvarado is part of the majority of producers in Mexico who consider it unnecessary to introduce genetically ...
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