Farmers’ needs and at least four improved crops hang in the balance as Uganda’s Parliament reconvenes today to review President Museveni’s concerns about the nation’s biosafety bill.
A global team led by researchers in Australia has achieved a dramatic breakthrough in dealing with stem rust, a fungal pathogen that causes widespread damage to wheat.
Nigerian scientists are taking a “home grown” approach in using biotechnology to improve five of the nation’s staple crops in order to feed a rapidly growing population.
GMO crops in Uganda are expected to provide economic and food security benefits, say researchers and agriculture agencies.
Hawaii papaya farmer Michael Kamiya discusses returning to the family farm and the benefits and challenges of growing GMO crops.
The VIRCA Plus project is bringing together scientists, policy-makers and farmers to develop disease-resistant varieties of genetically engineered cassava in Africa.