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AATF 2012

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AATF 2012

 

Kenya bans genetically modified food imports

30 November 2012 - SeedQuest

Nairobi, kenya November 27, 2012 USDA/FAS GAIN report Report highlights: On November 21, the Kenyan Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) ordered Public Health Officials to remove all genetically modified (GM) foods on the market and to enforce a ban on GM imports following a November 8 Kenyan Cabinet

 

 

 

A Response To Forsyth On Aid And Child Mortality

12 October 2012 - Democratic Underground

By David Dominic Thursday, October 11, 2012 Recent figures show that the rate of reduction in global child mortality is increasing. Save the Children’s chief executive, Justin Forsyth, claims that this is evidence that UK aid is working.

 

 

 

 

WEMA 2012

 

Academy of Sciences offers to broker biotech debate

13 November 2012 - Checkbiotech

The Tanzania Academy of Sciences last week resolved to facilitate broader public dialogue on agricultural biotechnology, in particular GM technology, which has engaged scientists and policy-makers in protracted debate over the past five years with precious little movement forward, the Guardian on Su

 

 

 

Le phénix écologie : Le dossier noir des OGM

07 October 2012 - MaliJet

Un nouveau débat sur les OGM refait surface dans les medias internationaux. Dans notre pays ou les essais sont en cours depuis 2009, les risques liés aux retombées néfastes de son utilisation sont vraiment à prendre au sérieux.

 

 

 

GM crops more profitable, says study

04 October 2012 - The Hindu

US-based International Food Policy Research Institute conducts impact study Studies on the impact of GM crops at farm level in Africa, Asia and Latin America have shown that the gross incomes of farmers who adopted them were higher than those who had not cultivated them.

 

 

 

 

OFAB 2012

 

Boosting food production through genetically modified crops

20 November 2012 - Checkbiotech

As part of efforts to attain food security across the globe, experts have called for the adoption of genetically modified crops as a means of providing enough food for the fast-growing world population.

 

 

 

FG Partners Biotech Researchers On Food Security

16 November 2012 - Osun Defender

Speaking Wednesday at the Open Forum on Agricultural Bio-technology (OFAB) conference in Calabar Adesina said “before we can transform Nigeria into a leading player in global food markets and to grow wealth for millions of farmers and ordinary Nigerians, we must partner with relevant research instit

 

 

 

Nigeria: FG Partners Biotech Researchers On Food Security

16 November 2012 - AllAfrica.com

Calabar — Agriculture minister Akinwumi Adesina said the federal government will partner various research institutions involved in agricultural biotechnology in Nigeria and abroad as another way of boosting food security in the country.

 

 

 

Kenya can emulate Colombia in growing Bt cotton - Expert

08 October 2012 - Checkbiotech

The Colombian experience of growing Bt cotton can be replicated in Kenya, and it would boost the performance of Kenyan agricultural sector, according to an expert.

 

 

 

Kenya : Kenya can emulate Colombia in growing Bt cotton - Expert - Textile News Kenya

05 October 2012 - Fibre2Fashion

The Colombian experience of growing Bt cotton can be replicated in Kenya, and it would boost the performance of Kenyan agricultural sector, according to an expert.

 

 

 

 

Blog mentions 2012

 

The emphasis of my policy research does not lie on the multi...

20 October 2012 - socioeconomicbiosafety.wordpress.com

Even though the following text is my personal opinion, my concern while working for the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) which has an emphasis on sustainable solutions to address hunger and poverty, are not the multinational companies. ...

 

 

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