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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


February 9, 2015


Innovation, what’s that all about?


Farmer choice is key to successful and sustainable farming


Integrated Seed Sector Development (ISSD) Africa Project - High level round-table meeting on plant variety protection in Africa in November 2014


February 6, 2015


These graduates are primed to reduce world hunger - African Plant Breeding Academy students aim to introduce overlooked crops to African communities in need (The Christian Science Monitor)


February 2, 2015


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


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)


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