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April 17, 2015

Voices and Views: Why Biotech?  

April 16, 2015

Nairobi ABBC-2015 Declaration: Lift ban on GMO imports in Kenya

April 15, 2015

International standard proposed for plant breeders' rights

2050: Water supplies to dwindle in parts of the world, threatening food security and livelihoods - Better policies and more investments needed, including adaptation of agriculture to climate change

April 13, 2015

Expo Milano 2015: European Commission launches scientific debate on how to feed the planet
Expo Milano 2015: Den Planeten ernähren – Europäische Kommission eröffnet wissenschaftliche Debatte
Expo Milano 2015: la Commissione europea promuove il dibattito scientifico su come nutrire il pianeta

April 10, 2015

Why grow Bt cotton? A farmer in Burkina Faso shares his own experience

Global agencies call for urgent action to avoid irreversible groundwater depletion

April 9, 2015

Zimbabwe - Policy framework for indigenous seed production crucial (AllAfrica)

April 8, 2015

Uganda - Government ready to improve the quality of seed (New Vision)

April 6, 2015

Investing in rice marketing could increase the production of the crop in African countries (SciDev.Net)

April 3, 2015

Interrelations between plant treaty, UPOV, WIPO, farmers’ rights – Do they equate? (Intellectual Property Watch)

April 2, 2015

Food for thought from this year’s Forum of the Future of Agriculture

March 26, 2015

Zimbabwe - Government urged recognises the rights of smallholder farmers to save, use and freely exchange indigenous seed varieties (The Herald)

Bean breakthrough bodes well for climate change challenge (The Guardian)

March 25, 2015

Genetically modified crop industry continues to expand - New Worldwatch Institute analysis explores trends and consequences of genetically modified crops

March 23, 2015

What the IARC 2A rating for glyphosate really means
Que signifie la classification 2A du glyphosate réalisée par le CIRC ?
Lo que significa realmente la clasificación 2A de la IARC para el glifosato

March 22, 2015

Rwanda - Government is looking into protecting its unique plant varieties (East African Business Week)

March 19, 2015

Nuanced rhetoric and the path to poverty: AGRA, small-scale farmers and seed and soil fertility in Tanzania

March 17, 2015

Studies confirm the value of biofortification

March 16, 2015

L’Égypte appelle à la création d’un régulateur régional du secteur agro-industriel et semencier (Afrique Expansion)

Keeping plant pests and diseases at bay: experts focus on global measures - Phytosanitary standards for trade in plants and plant products come under review

Transforming the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)  to nourish Africa 

March 14, 2015

Initiative pour améliorer l'accès des Africains aux semences améliorées - Les semences améliorées sont une excellente opportunité pour sortir de la pauvreté en Afrique (La Voix de l'Amérique)

March 13, 2015

New initiative aims to boost Africa’s yields through new seeds (Voice of America)

South Africa’s Advertising Standards Authority dismisses complaints against Monsanto radio ads

Genetically modified people - Human beings’ ancestors have routinely stolen genes from other species (The Economist)

March 12, 2015

Afrique - Agriculture : pourquoi le secteur des semences est inefficace - Une étude souligne l'inadéquation du secteur des semences aux besoins de l'agriculture en Afrique, en particulier des petits exploitants, qui bride les rendements (Le Point)

Global consortium maps out strategies to revitalize agricultural education

March 10, 2015

Syngenta Photography Award 2015 winners announced

March 9, 2015

Maize and Wheat Global Gender Study: coding large-scale data to reveal the drivers of agricultural innovation


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