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April 14, 2014

2014 Africa Agriculture Status Report to highlight the impact of climate change on African Agriculture

April 11, 2014

A green revolution, this time for Africa (The New York Times)

Agriculture's greenhouse gas emissions on the rise - Detailed assessments of both emissions data and mitigation options needed to design adequate responses

April 8, 2014

International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV) to examine African Regional Intellectual Property Office legislation on plant variety protection

April 1, 2014

Why farmers still grow maize land races: variety choices in eastern Zambia

Ghana - Women urged to pursue careers in plant pathology (Vibe Ghana)

Panel’s warning on climate risk: worst is yet to come (The New York Times)

March 26, 2014

Hot and Hungry: How to stop climate change derailing the fight against hunger
Faim et réchauffement climatique, même combat. Comment empêcher le changement climatique d’enrayer la lutte contre la faim
Hambre y calentamiento global: cómo impedir que el cambio climático haga fracasar la lucha contra el hambre

March 25, 2014

International IPM program a success for tomato producers in Uganda, Kenya and Ttanzania

March 19, 2014

Breeders’ group CIOPORA redefining its position on intellectual property 

March 18, 2014

Climate change will reduce crop yields sooner than we thought

March 17, 2014

Rwanda leading the way towards a green revolution in Africa

March 14, 2014

Sénégal - Production de semences : un expert plaide le renforcement des services de recherche et de contrôle (Agence de Presse Sénégalaise)

March 10, 2014

CIMMYT-Africa seed systems team strategizes and plans for Africa

March 6, 2014

Crop pests ‘vastly underestimated’ warns study (SciDevNet)

March 5, 2014

Economic and physical determinants of the global distributions of crop pests and pathogens

Biotechnology will grow Nigeria's economy by U.S.$11.6 billion, says Monsanto (AllAfrica)

EU, African science groups support biotech development (Euractiv)

March 4, 2014

Zimbabwe: Africa has low uptake of agricultural biotechnology (AllAfrica)

February 25, 2014

Nigerian Minister of Agriculture Akimwumi Adesina named ICRISAT Ambassador of Goodwill

February 21, 2014

AfricaRice ‘Science Week’ to focus on effective collaboration for large-scale development impact in Africa
La « semaine scientifique » d’AfricaRice va se focaliser sur la collaboration effective en vue de l’impact de développement à grande échelle en Afrique

February 20, 2014

Millions in Africa could benefit from additional nutrients in locally grown staple food, DuPont reports - Global consortium of scientists achieve research breakthrough to make sorghum crop more nutritious; will contribute to food and nutrition security

New study on plant speciation - Crop species may be more vulnerable to climate change than we thought

February 19, 2014

Ethiopia seed bank's novel approach to preserving diversity under threat (The Guardian)

February 17, 2014

Ghana’s GMO debates: beyond the sticking points (GhanaWeb)

February 16, 2014

Ghana - Assurance given that Plant Breeders Bill will not promote GMO (GhanaWeb)

February 14, 2014

New worldwide studies find significant benefits from biotech crops: GMO cultivation up 15 percent in Europe

February 13, 2014

New studies find significant benefits from biotech crops

February 12, 2014

Glowing plants a sign of health (PhysOrg)

Agricultural Technologies could increase global crop yields as much as 67 percent and cut food prices nearly in half by 2050 - New study identifies most promising agricultural tools for feeding the world’s poorest


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