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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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