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Kenya launches commercial growing of genetically modified cotton

Kenya’s Ministry of Agriculture on Friday, November 6, 2020 launched the commercial growing of Genetically Modified (GM) cotton after conducting trials in the past...

GM cotton: Burkina Faso settles dispute with Monsanto

Burkina Faso's cotton companies and growers seem to have settled their long dispute with Monsanto Seed Company over their revenue losses allegedly caused by...

Burkina Faso bans Monsanto’s GM cotton

Burkina Faso is phasing out the production of genetically modified cotton introduced by Monsanto Co., the world’s largest seed company, because growers are unhappy...

Why GM cotton will benefit sector, by textile makers

The Nigerian Textile Manufacturers Association (NTMA) has expressed its support for ‎the environmental release and commercialisation of genetically modified Bt Cotton for Nigerian farmers....

Groups oppose Monsanto’s GM maize, cotton proposal

About 100 groups representing some five million Nigerians, comprising farmers, faith-based organisations, civil society groups, students and local community groups, have lodged an opposition...

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Rights defenders in Nigeria, across West Africa still subject to harassment, arrests

Research by the Green Advocates International and the Mano River Union Civil Society Natural Rights and the Governance Platform...
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US Supreme Court limits EPA’s power to combat climate change

The Supreme Court of the United States on Thursday, June 30, 2022, sharply cut back the Environmental Protection Agency’s...

UN-Habitat’s ‘World Cities Report 2022’ urges cities on climate action

A new United Nations report says an increase in extreme weather events and natural disasters like flooding, heatwaves and...

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Rights defenders in Nigeria, across West Africa still subject to harassment, arrests

Research by the Green Advocates International and the Mano...

US Supreme Court limits EPA’s power to combat climate change

The Supreme Court of the United States on Thursday,...