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February 26, 2015

Presidential award in recognition of critical breakthrough in maize breeding in Zimbabwe - New variety excels in tolerance to diseases, drought and low nitrogen

February 23, 2015

Sénégal - Jean-Pierre Senghor: ''Positionner le Domaine Agricole Communautaire de Séfa, dans la région de Sédhiou (Sud), comme un hub de semences de maïs'' (APS)

Cameroon - Muyuka gets Fcfa 70 million corn seed processing unit (AllAfrica)

February 22, 2015

Le Cameroun opte pour la vulgarisation des semences améliorées pour booster la production agricole (StarAfrica)

February 21, 2015

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

February 18, 2015

Monsanto Malawi assists flood-devastated farmers with hybrid maize seeds (Nyasa Times)

February 13, 2015

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

February 9, 2015

ISAAA Brief 49-2014: top ten facts 

February 5, 2015

FAO food price index declines in January, cereal output poised for record

January 30, 2015

Cameroun - 50 milliards pour produire des semences agricoles (AllAfrica)

January 29, 2015

Cameroun - Bienvenue la gratuité des semences agricoles (AllAfrica)

January 28, 2015

Global biotech crop acreage nears 20 years of continuous growth - Farmers plant more hectares of biotech crops than ever before as new countries and new varieties enter the market

Biotech crops show continued growth, benefits in 2014, global plantings increase by 6 million hectares - Eggplant and potato approvals address consumer concerns

January 27, 2015

Iowa State University collaborative research seeks to increase corn production in Africa (High Plains Journal)

January 8, 2015

Plantas modificadas genéticamente para luchar contra la desnutrición

January 7, 2015

Nigeria - Federal Government releases another 11 new crop varieties to farmers (BusinessDay)

December 27, 2014

Burkina Faso - Un nouveau plan stratégique 2015-2020 pour la filière semencière (Star Africa)

December 24, 2014

Training to fill gaps in Ethiopia’s maize seed system

December 23, 2014

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 18, 2014

Improved maize to boost yields in nitrogen-starved African soils

December 15, 2014

Maize lethal necrosis - The growing challenge in Eastern Africa

December 12, 2014

Improved maize to boost yields in nitrogen-starved African soils

December 9, 2014

Nigeria - Federal government releases another batch of 11 hybrid crop varieties (The Nigerian Observer)

December 8, 2014

Zambia - New maize seed varieties on market (Daily Mail)

November 26, 2014

Zimbabwe - Pioneer scales down seed production " because we have enough to supply the country for the next two years" (AllAfrica)

November 16, 2014

Sénégal - Reconstitution du capital semencier : des résultats satisfaisants pour le riz, le mil, le sorgho et le maïs (Ndarinfo)

November 13, 2014

Tanzania - Farmers fear maize losses could reach catastrophic levels

November 3, 2014

Tanzania - Hybrid seed production set to increase to 300,000 tonnes by 2015 (AllAfrica)

October 31, 2014

CIMMYT prepares to launch second phase of SIMLESA in Kenya and Tanzania

October 28, 2014

Ghana - USAID pumps over $4 million into maize seed (Spy Ghana)


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