African researchers use gene editing and other tools to breed heartier livestock

African researchers use gene editing and other tools to breed heartier livestock

Livestock researchers in Africa are looking to genome editing and other new technologies to identify genes that could help them ...
Kenyan farmers clamor for GMO maize seed after visiting demonstration site

Kenyan farmers clamor for GMO maize seed after visiting demonstration site

Impressed by the high yields realized in open field trials, Kenyan farmers are urging their government to speed up the ...
COVID vaccine misinformation threatens coronavirus response in Africa

COVID vaccine misinformation threatens coronavirus response in Africa

Immunization experts in Africa have decried the lack of a deliberate effort to counter misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines. ‘‘As far ...
3 pioneering African nations embrace gene editing to boost food security, farmer incomes

3 pioneering African nations embrace gene editing to boost food security, farmer incomes

Kenya, Nigeria and Eswatini are taking the lead on genome editing in Africa as they see its potential in boosting ...
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