African scientists call for implementation of biotech crops to further food security, development

African scientists call for implementation of biotech crops to further food security, development

Scientists are calling for technological transformation in how Africans undertake agricultural production to help improve food security on the continent ...
Ghana mulling genetic engineering to combat armyworm crop damage

Ghana mulling genetic engineering to combat armyworm crop damage

[Ghana’s] Ministry of Environment, Science, Innovation and Technology has encouraged local scientists to intensify research into ways to fight the ...
Ghana's farmers should have right to grow GMO crops, says Cornell professor Sarah Evanega Davidson

Ghana’s farmers should have right to grow GMO crops, says Cornell professor Sarah Evanega Davidson

Ghanaians are being urged to give Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) technology a chance as a possible tool for dealing with ...
Ghana suspends GMO cotton field trials after Monsanto withdraws funding

Ghana suspends GMO cotton field trials after Monsanto withdraws funding

[Ghana's] Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has suspended trials of GMO cotton in the country after US Company ...
Insect-resistant GMO cowpeas could be available to Ghanaian farmers in 2018

Insect-resistant GMO cowpeas could be available to Ghanaian farmers in 2018

Ongoing field tests on genetically modified cowpea (Bt cowpea) have produced successful results and will be ready for commercialisation and ...
Ghanaian researcher: Let science, not scare-mongering, guide our country’s GMO policy

Ghanaian researcher: Let science, not scare-mongering, guide our country’s GMO policy

[Editor's note: The author is currently a Ph.D. Candidate studying Plant Science at the South Dakota State University, Brookings, USA. He ...
Ghana scientist speaks out against efforts to derail appointment of pro-GMO ag minister

Ghana scientist speaks out against efforts to derail appointment of pro-GMO ag minister

Editor's Note: This article written by Walter Sandow Alhassan, the director of Biotechnology and Stewardship for Sustainable Agriculture, is a ...