Agriculture - Africa Pushes for Gains On Genetic Materials
African nations are pushing for a review of an access and benefit sharing framework for exploration of genetic materials obtained from farmers in developing countries, writes Johnson Kanamugire for the East African.
East African, 5 November 2017
African nations are pushing for a review of an access and benefit sharing framework for exploration of genetic materials obtained from farmers in developing countries. Read more »
Plant tissue, plant cells under a microscope.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 6 March 2017
"Getting new crop varieties into the hands of a large number of farmers quickly is the challenge" Read more »
Ethiopian Herald, 18 March 2017
Agriculture is the mainstay of our economy as 80 per cent of the population earns its living directly from it. It supplies food to local market and also serve as a means of hard… Read more »
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 21 March 2016
Species that survive in the wild are tough. This doesn't just apply to wild animals; wild relatives of crops have a whole host of traits that make them stronger than their common… Read more »
SciDev.Net, 9 May 2016
Researchers have sequenced the genome of the cassava - enabling them to better understand the genetic basis the plant's disease resistance, quality and crop maturity. Read more »