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Monsanto weed-killer Roundup causes cancer, says California

The herbicide glyphosate, the main ingredient in Monsanto’s weed killer Roundup, will be classified by California as a carcinogen, “known to the state to...

Researchers suspend Ghana GMO Cotton trials as Monsanto withdraws funds

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in Ghana has suspended trials of GMO cotton in the country after US Company Monsanto withdrew...

Monsanto’s GM drought-tolerant maize challenged in South African court

The African Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) has lodged an appeal to the High Court of South Africa to overturn decisions of the GMO authority,...

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...

Bayer acquires Monsanto for $66 billion

German drugs and crop chemicals company Bayer has won over U.S. seeds firm Monsanto with an improved takeover offer of around $66 billion, ending...

Monsanto Tribunal: Judges, prosecutors, ambassadors unveiled

The Monsanto Tribunal, an international civil society initiative to hold Monsanto accountable for human rights violations, crimes against humanity and ecocide, has unveiled a...

Global Prolife Alliance: Why Nigeria must not adopt GMOs

In a response to recent submission by officials of Monsanto, Philip Njemanze, Chair of the Global Prolife Alliance (GPA) frowns at the idea of...

Monsanto’s glyphosate: Mixed reactions as EU decides

As the European Union (EU) Appeals Committee prepares to vote on Thursday, 23 June 2016 on the possibility of extending the approval of glyphosate,...

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Nigeria may not end hunger by 2025 – Women farmers

The President, Small Scale Women Farmers Organisation of Nigeria (SWOFON), Mrs Mary Afan, says Nigeria may not end hunger...
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Lagos, others sign air quality declaration to improve health, climate

Gov. Babajide Sanwu-Olu of Lagos State has signed the C40 Clean Air Cities Declaration alongside Abidjan, Accra, Addis Ababa,...

AfDB’s ‘High 5’ programmme impacts 335m people across Africa – Adesina

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says its "High Five" programme has impacted no fewer than 335 million people and...

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Nigeria may not end hunger by 2025 – Women farmers

The President, Small Scale Women Farmers Organisation of Nigeria...

Lagos, others sign air quality declaration to improve health, climate

Gov. Babajide Sanwu-Olu of Lagos State has signed the...