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January 30, 2015


Report: Avoiding Bioenergy Competition for Food Crops and Land (World Resources Institute)


January 29, 2015


Pew/AAAS survey: Scientific consensus on GMO safety stronger than for global warming (Genetic Literacy Project)


Include genes in climate change plans, urges FAO (SciDev.Net)


January 22, 2015


Taking Root: Global Trends in Agricultural Biotechnology


January 20, 2015


Maintaining market momentum: Seed industry analysts say the business climate remains strong and stable (Seed World via Verdant Partners)


'Invest today to eat tomorrow' - Global Crop Diversity Trust announces global effort, launches state-of-the-art website


January 19, 2015


AGCO Africa Summit calls for strong partnerships to accelerate the growth in sustainable agricultural transformation in Africa


Genetic diversity a hidden tool in coping with climate change - Raw material of food systems are key to helping agriculture adapt to volatile weather and rising temperatures


January 16, 2015


Systems crucial to stability of planet compromised - New data and assessments suggest that resilience of the planet is now at risk 


Four of nine planetary boundaries now crossed


Humanity has exceeded 4 of 9 ‘planetary boundaries,’ according to researchers


How will climate change transform agriculture?


The food systems of the future need to be smarter, more efficient - FAO Director-General Graziano da Silva: Competition for resources and energy necessitates a "paradigm shift" – Biofuels should be part of the mix


January 14, 2015


Is it possible to have a civil debate about GMOs and safety? Probably not (Genetic Literacy Project)


January 13, 2015


GMOs with health benefits have a large market potential 
GGO’s met gezondheidsvoordelen hebben groot marktpotentieel


January 12, 2015


New plant breeders trained to transform 'orphan' crops (SciDev.Net)


Global warming reduces wheat production markedly if no adaptation takes place


January 11, 2015


Seed banks are just a start - Farmers will need to experiment to cope with climate change (New Scientist via Slate)


January 8, 2015


Plantas modificadas genéticamente para luchar contra la desnutrición


January 7, 2015


There is war over genetically modified foods, but they might just 'save' Africa (Mail & Guardian Africa)


January 5, 2015


Agricultural Biotechnology - An Opportunity to Feed a World of Ten Billion


December 31, 2014


Why these graduates are primed to reduce world hunger - The students specialized in plant breeding, aiming to introduce overlooked crops to African communities in need (takepart)


December 30, 2014


Egipto - Ministro de Agricultura egipcio defiende la biotecnología agraria para hacer frente a los retos del cambio climático 


December 23, 2014


"This crop is not an orphan anymore: it now has a home" - The African Plant Breeding Academy (AfPBA) graduates first class of plant breeders


Maize, rice, wheat farming must become more sustainable - World experts agree improved crop varieties need to go hand-in-hand with eco-friendly farming systems


December 17, 2014


African Seed Trade Learns from the American Seed Trade Association (AgWired)


Kenya - 23 botanists graduate from the African Plant Breeding Academy (AllAfrica)


December 16, 2014


Plant breeders build capacity to resuscitate African orphan crops (EnviroNews)


December 15, 2014


Towards a balanced regime of intellectual property rights for agricultural innovations (Journal of Intellectual Property Rights)


Scientists say Kenya’s GMO ban is stalling biotech R&D (SciDev.Net)


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