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April 28, 2015

Ethiopian seed companies express interest in quality protein maize, seek CIMMYT support

Expected sharp fall in Southern African maize production raises food security concerns - Harvest could dip 26 percent below 2014 bumper level, pushing up prices and increasing import needs

April 26, 2015

Côte d'Ivoire - Filière maïs : la Fédération FEMACI annonce son appui matériel et technique aux producteurs de Kong (Abidjan.net)

April 17, 2015

Attention Maize Researchers in Africa - Call for Interest: Screening for Maize Lethal Necrosis (MLN) – April 2015

April 15, 2015

Seeding the Malian countryside: Faso Kaba, a private seed company

April 6, 2015

Food crisis looms as maize lethal necrosis disease is reported in Uganda, Tanzania (Standard Media)

March 27, 2015

Seed Co. to boost production of its new drought-tolerant and early maturing variety SC3010 (AllAfrica)

March 26, 2015

Kenya Seed Company's word on maize seed (AllAfrica)

March 20, 2015

South Africa - Grain and feed, annual report

March 19, 2015

Success story: high maize yield in Nigeria

March 17, 2015

Studies confirm the value of biofortification

March 10, 2015

Kenya - Monsanto introduces three new maize varieties for high altitude areas (Standard Media)

March 9, 2015

Maize and Wheat Global Gender Study: coding large-scale data to reveal the drivers of agricultural innovation

March 2, 2015

Tanzania - 65 new hybrid seed varieties launched (AllAfrica)

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)








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