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September 13, 2023

PBR Cowpea project has made me more diligent — Ghanaian scientist (Tribune)

July 11, 2023

Insect-resistant cowpea two years on: Scaling a best-practice agricultural innovation to feed a growing African population

May 8, 2023

Replicating Nigeria’s pod borer resistant cowpea success story in West Africa

March 31, 2022

Ghana’s first GMO food crop: All you need to know

March 18, 2022

Opinion: GMO cowpea can support biodiversity

January 27, 2022

Seed collecting, conservation and collaboration in West Africa

December 17, 2021

GMO cowpea could make protein-rich staple food more affordable, say Nigerian scientists

December 13, 2021

GM cowpea to transform Nigeria

December 2, 2021

Nigeria urges Africa to follow its lead on GM cowpea

November 15, 2021

Frustration grows over Ghana’s delay in approving GM cowpea

October 27, 2021

Nigeria welcomes GMO cowpea

September 29, 2021

A landmark achievement: The story of improved cowpea

September 1, 2021

Game-changing GM crop finally planted in Nigeria - After decades of research, Nigeria’s farmers are growing a GM version of their staple legume that will help millions combat hunger and poverty (Cosmos)

March 19, 2021

Pakistan - Government committed to enhance cotton crop output, says Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research (The Nation)

December 30, 2020

Nigeria - Helping to breed better beans (The Nation)

May 22, 2020

Cowpea: A tolerant, unfailing friend

Pulse champions and smart seed innovations boost farmers’ incomes and resilience

February 11, 2020

GMO cowpea: Ishiyaku’s ‘10-year slow walk journey’

January 30, 2020

Nigeria okays new GM cowpea variety – Why it matters (The Wire)

January 28, 2020

Nigeria has given a new GM cowpea variety the go ahead. Why it matters (The Conversation)

September 9, 2019

This crop is helping us understand humanity’s nomadic past — and prepare for a hotter, drier future - Researchers turn to cowpea DNA to explore and improve the climate resilience of the globally important crop (Ensia)

February 15, 2019

The genetic improvement of cowpea: develop high-yielding varieties (Open Access Government)

October 14, 2016

How University of California scientists are taking on the global food crisis

May 18, 2015

Contributing to Niger's national agriculture agenda

April 21, 2015

Feeding a growing population - How science is helping improve cowpea yields in Africa

October 15, 2014

B.B. Singh's quest to make cowpea the food legume of the 21st century

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