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Ugandan President wants GMO bill passed

Cornell Alliance for Science | 
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni wants the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) caucus to meet, discuss and finally pass the nation’s ...
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African farmers helping to grow quality seed for ‘neglected’ crops

Cornell Alliance for Science | 
Though Uganda has some of the lowest agricultural productivity in the world, efforts to bring smallholder farmer groups into the ...
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African science literacy: Ugandan teachers are being trained in agricultural biotechnology

Cornell Alliance for Science | 
In a bid to popularize technology in local schools, the Uganda Biosciences Information Center (UBIC) has begun training teachers and ...
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Uganda faces heavy losses without GMO banana, economist warns

Cornell Alliance for Science | 
A leading Ugandan economist is warning of heavy financial losses among banana farmers if they don’t soon adopt a genetically ...

Can TELA maize solve the acute food shortages in sub-Saharan Africa?

Cornell Alliance for Science | 
Sub-Saharan Africa remains the most food-insecure region in the world, with an estimated 237 million throughout the region suffering from ...
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Royalty-free genes reduce GMO seed costs in Africa

Cornell Alliance for Science | 
Smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa will be able to access improved seeds at low cost, thanks to the use of ...
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Patricia Nanteza is Uganda’s agricultural biotechnology communications queen

You go to the annual National Agricultural Show in Jinja and she is there. You go to the Harvest Money ...
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University students embrace biotech research as Africa gradually embraces crop biotechnology

Cornell Alliance for Science | 
Though most African nations have been slow to commercialize genetically modified crops, students across the continent remain committed to earning ...
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Cryopreservation: Scientists protect diversity of Uganda’s staple crops with cold storage

Cornell Alliance for Science | 
Uganda’s National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO) is using liquid nitrogen to conserve banana cell lines .... to combat disease and ...

Ugandan researcher: Western science education a ‘game changer’ for African agriculture

Cornell Alliance for Science | 
[Dr. Priver] Namanya, a plant biotechnologist at the National Agricultural Research Laboratories (NARL) in Kawanda, Uganda, has been doing [biotechnology ...

Uganda’s president assessing GMO crops’ potential versus activists’ concerns

Christian Science Monitor | 
Scientists in Uganda had hoped it was the dawn of a new era in food security for a drought-prone region ...
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Ugandan journalist: How do you report on crop biotechnology when critics spread misinformation?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Genetic engineering could help Uganda combat some of its toughest food security challenges. But anti-GMO activists' misinformation campaigns are standing ...

Ugandan scientists say prohibitive laws deter innovation as Parliament drafts GMO regulations

New Vision | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A principal state attorney ...

Uganda researchers plead for advanced biotech seeds

New Vision | 
Just like humans look for the good traits when choosing a partner for procreation, farmers should look for good seeds ...
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