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October 24, 2014

Ghana Advanced Maize Seed Adoption Program launched (Spy Ghana)

October 13, 2014

Partnering with seed companies to disseminate fertilizer-friendly maize seed in East Africa

October 9, 2014

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and Syngenta collaborate to improve food production in Nigeria 

October 3, 2014

Maize in Tanzania, breakthroughs yet to come  (DT Maize - Quarterly Bulletin of the Drought Tolerant Maize for Africa Project - Vol. 3 No. 3)

October 1, 2014

Les ambitions du Cameroun pour la filière maïs (Journal du Cameroun )

September 22, 2014

L’amélioration de la production de maïs au centre des préoccupations du ministère camerounais de l’agriculture (StarAfrica)

September 19, 2014

New disease resistant maize released for Kenyan farmers (Standard Media)

September 18, 2014

USDA bestätigt Rekordernte 

September 17, 2014

Kenya Seed Company introduces new maize varieties resistant to maize lethal necrosis virus, striga weed (AllAfrica)

Cross-bred crops get fit faster - Genetic engineering lags behind conventional breeding in efforts to create drought-resistant maize (Nature)

September 3, 2014

Kenya Seed Company creates maize seed variety resistant to maize lethal necrosis virus (Daily Nation)

August 26, 2014

Global state of mycotoxins (AllAboutFeed)

August 22, 2014

CIMMYT, Limagrain and Seed Co Limited teams discuss partnership for tackling maize lethal necrosis

August 20, 2014

Partnership on Maize Lethal Necrosis in Africa makes significant progress

Updated ISAAA Pocket K No. 5: Documented Benefits of GM Crops

Ethiopia – Advanced Maize Seed Adoption Program (ADCI/VOCA)

August 12, 2014

Ethiopian government supports and expands promotion of quality protein maize 

Commercial seeds (conventional, biotechnology) market analysis by product (soybean, corn, cotton, rice) and segment forecasts to 2020

July 31, 2014

Nigeria - New weed control techniques responsible for Bauchi maize boom (AgroNigeria)

July 27, 2014

Tanzania - Water Efficient Maize for Africa (WEMA) seed: science breakthrough (IPP Media)

July 10, 2014

Sénégal: Semences pré-base - L'Institut sénégalais de recherches agricoles (Isra) va remettre 65 tonnes aux multiplicateurs (Le Soleil / AllAfrica)

July 3, 2014

Angola fast-tracks new drought-tolerant maize varieties (DT Maize)

June 27, 2014

Nigeria releases first generation of herbicide-resistant hybrids

June 18, 2014

AGRA urges Mozambique government to get involved as farmers take on hybrid maize

June 13, 2014

The hunt for maize to resist maize lethal necrosis, a fatal East African virus

June 9, 2014

Impact of IITA’s maize germplasm in Africa higher than imagined

June 5, 2014

IP in Ag Innovation Series: Maize

Public-Private Partnership for increased maize production in Tanzania

June 4, 2014

1st report of lethal necrosis on maize in the Northern Province of Rwanda

June 3, 2014

Kenya - Maize lethal necrosis screening facility seeing signs of success


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