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Will Africa embrace CRISPR gene editing and the next phase of the biotech revolution?

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Scientists around the world are increasingly turning to the promise of CRISPR gene editing to tackle any number of problems ...
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Searching for biotech solutions to problems plaguing livestock in Africa

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In Africa, scientific research involving biotechnology innovations in agriculture has largely focused on finding ways to produce better crops. But, ...
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Uganda’s scientists strive to use biotechnology to solve agricultural, health and environmental challenges

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It is morning time, we are in a hotel based at the center of Kampala, the capital city of Uganda, ...
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Ugandan farmers struggling with cassava viruses await GMO solution

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Cassava is a major staple food for millions of people in the tropical regions of the world. In Uganda it ...
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Ugandan legislator on why his nation needs to ‘wake up’ on GMOs

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Robert Kafeero Sekitoleko is an engineer, legislator and chairperson of the Sectoral Committee on Science and Technology in Uganda’s Parliament ...
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GMO maize could halt devastating fall army worm invasion in Uganda—if it gets approved

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Mary Yangi trekked a long journey from South Sudan to Uganda’s West Nile region to settle as a refugee and, ...
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Uganda’s researchers ready to taste test their GMO vitamin A-enriched banana

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The East African cooking banana is one of the major food crops eaten by the people living in central Uganda ...
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Africa could become a world agricultural leader in CRISPR and other new breeding techniques (NBTs)

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It is 8:30 East African Standard Time.  I disembark from a van filled with science journalists from Kampala, Uganda and ...
In Uganda, anti-GMO scare tactics even taint conventional hybrid crops

In Uganda, anti-GMO scare tactics even taint conventional hybrid crops

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Uganda is moving closer to allowing cultivation of GMO crops. But there is considerable confusion among the Ugandan public over ...
Uganda ponders gene-edited crops to avoid restrictive GMO regulations

Uganda ponders gene-edited crops to avoid restrictive GMO regulations

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Scientists globally... are engaged in plant breeding using genetic modification methods where a gene from a different plant is identified ...

To streamline commercialiazation, Uganda considering unique system for regulating GMOs

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Biotechnology is one of ...

East African countries face harsh biosafety restrictions in expanding gene editing research

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For scientists across the globe in agricultural value chain to counteract the upcoming challenges likely to be faced by factors ...

USAID, University of California partnering to develop rice strains compatible with challenging African climate, soil

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Rice is a staple food in many African countries and constitutes a major part of the diet in many others ...

Uganda’s GMO products ready for release in 2016 with no law yet in place

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In this quest for improved varieties with the capacity to give high yields and other desired attributes such as drought ...
African scientists engineering genetically modified livestock vaccines

African scientists engineering genetically modified livestock vaccines

Daily Monitor | 
Agricultural scientists in different parts of Africa have been engaged in application of biotechnology mainly for developing improved crop varieties ...