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GM, drought-tolerant, insect-resistant corn could save Nigeria $168 million in pesticide imports annually

GM, drought-tolerant, insect-resistant corn could save Nigeria $168 million in pesticide imports annually

Juliana Agbo | Nation | 
Nigeria could save $168 million worth of chemical import annually from the production of the new maize variety.  [TELA maize ...

Viewpoint: Activist ‘armchair’ farmers keep life-saving technology out of Africa

Juliana Agbo | Nation | 
Farmers in more developed climes use sophisticated technologies such as robots, temperature and moisture sensors, aerial images, drones and GPS ...

Thai scientist argues country ready for GM crops

Pratch Rujivanarom | Nation | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Standing in the frontline of ...

Can gene editing preserve line between medicine and eugenics?

Nathaniel Comfort | Nation | 
CRISPR is the latest chapter in a long, darkly comic history of human genetic improvement. Like whole-gene engineering in the ...

De-extinction aspirations walk line between noble and selfish

Cathy Gere | Nation | 
The conceit of Beth Shapiro's disturbing and thoughtful new book, How to Clone a Mammoth, is that it is a ...

Health, ethics, or money: What’s really driving CRISPR debate?

Patricia J. Williams | Nation | 
A momentous technological revolution is unfolding in our very real, no longer fictive ability to easily and cheaply alter the ...

Liberal mag Nation on food fight: GMOs can provide sustainable food

Madeline Ostrander | Nation | 
In about 40 years, relentless dry spells may be more frequent across the Southwest, say climate scientists, and California may have ...

Borlaug’s Green Revolution: Neither green, nor revolutionary

Najma Sadeque | Nation | 
The Rockefeller Foundation, always around for funding long-term investments such as food and agriculture which the US government views as ...

Opinion: Death by GM contamination

Najma Sadeque | Nation | 
How did all this happen? Easily. By steady, unrelenting persuasion by a chemical-cum-GM seed multinational sitting around in Pakistan the ...

Destroy GMO-tainted papaya crops, researcher says

Pongphon Sarnsamak | Nation | 
Academics yesterday called on the Agriculture Department to destroy farms growing Hawaiian papaya in Kanchanaburi province after a recent study ...
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