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Boosting food security in Africa via adoption of genetically modified crops

In a 2012 article published by the United Nations University, titled: “Are Transgenic Crops Safe? GM Agriculture in Africa’’, the anchor man, Dr Ademola...

COVID-19: FAO warns over rise in hunger in Africa

The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has warned on the rising hunger in Africa, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. Abebe Haile-Gabriel, the organisation’s Assistant Director-General...

Study knocks AGRA, alleges its promises are untrue

A study that assessed activities of the Alliance for a Green Revolution (AGRA) has issued the agricultural organisation a negative report card. Released on Monday,...

AATF, AUDA-NEPAD to commercialise agricultural research in Africa

The African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) and the African Union Development Agency-NEPAD (AUDA-NEPAD) have signed a collaboration agreement that will facilitate joint work towards...

African ministers catalyse greater investment in agriculture sector

The Rockefeller Foundation, the African Union Commission and the International Fund for Agriculture Development on Sunday in Rome, Italy launched the ‘Leadership for Agriculture...

AU, NEPAD launch roadmap for agriculture growth

The African Union Commission (AUC) and NEPAD Agency have launched the AU Implementation Strategy and Roadmap to achieve the 2014 Malabo Declaration, for agricultural...

‘Africa can feed Africa without GMOs’

Experts at the Africa Climate Change conference in Marrakech, Morocco have restated Africa’s capacity to feed itself now and in the future without genetically...

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Nigeria records 244 confirmed cases of Lassa fever, 37 deaths in 16 states and FCT

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) registered 244 confirmed cases of Lassa Fever in 16 states...
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General elections: Whither climate change in their manifestos?

As candidates intensify campaign for various elective positions in the build up to 2023 general elections in Nigeria, concern...

Stakeholders address REDD+, say carbon credit market won’t solve climate crisis

On Monday, January 30, 2023,, 49 buyers, project developers, industry bodies, ratings and data providers, investors, restoration and conservation...

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Nigeria records 244 confirmed cases of Lassa fever, 37 deaths in 16 states and FCT

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC)...

General elections: Whither climate change in their manifestos?

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