Fear-mongering documentaries work against the shared values of decreasing the global environmental footprint of food production while cutting down on the use of harmful pesticides and carbon emissions for the future well-being of agriculture and the planet.
Collaboration and access to innovation creates vertical farm that supplies Opaskwayak Cree First Nations people with fresh produce year-round.
Uganda celebrates World Food Day by showcasing the work of its homegrown biotech scientists and emphasizing strong farmer and government support for GMO technology.
So-called "orphan crops" that are largely unknown in the West, but vital to food security across Africa, missed out on the Green Revolution and are behind the curve when it comes to biotechnology.
In the face of increasing demand and climate change, scientific approaches are needed to support maize production and protect the legacy of the Mexican milpa.
Genetically engineered crops that promise to benefit both farmers and consumers are poised to enter Uganda’s marketplace now that its Parliament has adopted a law to regulate agricultural biotechnology. Ugandan plant scientists are already in the later stages of conducting field trials for banana varieties that are resistant to diseases and can deliver improved content of the vital micronutrient Vitamin A.
Uganda’s Parliament voted the long awaited National Biosafety Act of 2017 into law today, ending years of governmental debate over whether the nation’s farmers will be able to access GMOs and other tools of genetic engineering.
Bangladeshi farmer Md. Ali Hossain tells how agricultural technologies helped farmers in his country move from the dark ages into successful and profitable production.
The two seemingly contradictory problems of global hunger and obesity are on the rise, according to a new report from the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).