While genetically modified crops have achieved significant environmental benefits, decreased insecticide use and boosted profits for farmers in adopting countries, critics counter that they have failed to deliver on promises of increasing yield.
As a direct product of the African diaspora, I have had what I believed to be thorough exposure to African culture, cuisine and history.
With words of encouragement and a strong sense of comaraderie, the Cornell Alliance for Science graduated its 2016 cohort of Global Leadership Fellows on the evening of Nov. 15.
A very common criticism against genetically modified (GM) crops, whenever they are mentioned, is to automatically associate them with a certain group of big companies...
The problem of sea level rise has been persistent in many parts of coastal Ghana for decades. Various communities including my hometown – Keta, in the Volta Region of Ghana – have been devastated
Tanzania planted its first genetically modified maize research trials today under an initiative that is building a new model for advancing agricultural innovation through public-private partnerships.
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With a vision of wanting to see and experience a thriving and food secure country, Ghana’s Alliance for Science aims to create and promote a pro-science environment for enhancing agricultural productivity, food and nutrition security, creating employment and wealth opportunities for the youth.
As global leaders focus on sustainability during the annual World Water Week convention in Stockholm, researchers are finding ways to make farming less risky in drought-prone sub-Saharan Africa.