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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

March 5, 2015

What's new in biotech? (CropLife International)

February 26, 2015

Food security in Africa needs a tailored approach, suggests new research (Elsevier)

February 25, 2015

Opinion: On Global GMO Regulation - Advances in genome-editing technologies have made modifying crops easier than ever before. They’ve also clouded the already murky realm of genetically modified foods (The Scientist)

Towards social acceptance of plant breeding by genome editing (Trends in Plant Science)

February 24, 2015

Boosting cotton production: why Nigeria needs biosafety law (Vanguard)

February 23, 2015

No scientific basis for criticism of wheat as a food staple, nutritionist says

February 21, 2015

Kenya - Researchers work round the clock to control maize lethal necrosis disease (Standard Digital)

February 20, 2015

Agriculture must change - FAO Director-General speaks at International Forum on Agriculture and Climate Change

February 19, 2015

Nigeria - National Agricultural Seeds Council laments dearth of plant breeders, seed technologists (UNCOVA)

February 18, 2015

Updated Pocket K on Communicating Crop Biotech 

February 16, 2015

Gates Foundation predicts agricultural extension will have a big impact on Africa 

February 13, 2015

World crop diversity survives from peri-urban to remote rural locations


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