Pesticides and food: It’s not a black and white issue

Special 6-part series starting on

FIRST ARTICLE: Has pesticide use decreased over the last 40 years?

Articles written for the GLP list the source as Genetic Literacy Project. All other articles were written for the sources noted with excerpts provided by the GLP.
Nigerian Farmers

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 ...
cryopreservation freezing

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 ...
matooke

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 ...
Otaniirrigations

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 ...
Drought tolerant without insect resistance

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 ...