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AATF 2012

WEMA 2012

OFAB 2012

Blog mentions 2012

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AATF 2012

 

ET Interactive India Lacks a Strong Culture of Philanthropy

30 July 2012 - Economic Times Epaper (Mumbai)

The $33.5-billion Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is constantly exploring innovative ways to tackle challenges in global healthcare,sanitation,poverty,education and agriculture.

 

 

 

India lacks a strong culture of philanthropy: Jeff Raikes, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

30 July 2012 - The Economic Times

Tweet Jeff Raikes, Chief executive officer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation The $33.5-billion Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is constantly exploring innovative ways to tackle challenges in global healthcare, sanitation, poverty, education and agriculture.

 

 

 

Carving up Africa's hunger markets

28 July 2012 - Energy Bulletin

In mid-May 2012, the United Nations Development Programme (the UNDP) released its Africa Human Development report for 2012. Entitled 'Towards a Food Secure Future', the report is unremarkable for its assessments and language - these have changed but little where Africa is concerned over the last 30

 

 

 

Are transgenic crops safe? GM agriculture in Africa

11 July 2012 - OurWorld 2.0

Despite numerous studies demonstrating the benefits of genetic modification (GM) technology — particularly its potential to increase food security in developing regions — the jury is still out on transgenic (genetically modified) crops.

 

 

 

 

WEMA 2012

 

Training scientists in maize information management

31 July 2012 - Humanitarian News

During 19-21 June 2012, researchers, technicians, and students from the Insect Resistant Maize for Africa (IRMA), Water Efficient Maize for Africa (WEMA), Improved Maize for African Soil (IMAS), and Drought Tolerant Maize for Africa (DTMA) projects attended a course on the use of Fieldbook at the Ki

 

 

 

Kenya: Farmers to Benefit From Developed Maize Seed Varieties

31 July 2012 - AllAfrica.com

Nairobi — Foreign scientists are collaborating with their counterparts at Kenya Agricultural Research Institute KARI to develop new maize varieties resistant to emerging diseases and climate change.

 

 

 

ET Interactive India Lacks a Strong Culture of Philanthropy

30 July 2012 - Economic Times Epaper (Mumbai)

The $33.5-billion Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is constantly exploring innovative ways to tackle challenges in global healthcare,sanitation,poverty,education and agriculture.

 

 

 

India lacks a strong culture of philanthropy: Jeff Raikes, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

30 July 2012 - The Economic Times

Tweet Jeff Raikes, Chief executive officer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation The $33.5-billion Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is constantly exploring innovative ways to tackle challenges in global healthcare, sanitation, poverty, education and agriculture.

 

 

 

KARI to develop new maize varieties

16 July 2012 - Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

The Kenya agricultural research institute has said it is developing maize varieties for all ecological zones in Kenya. According to principal scientist Dr.

 

 

 

Monsanto s’affirme en entreprise responsable et durable

10 July 2012 - Agriavis.com

Monsanto Company publie aujourd’hui son rapport sur la responsabilité sociale et environnementale. Ce rapport vise à réconcilier cette entreprise si décriée par les associations civiles et environnementales et par les médias généralistes en affichant notamment une volonté « noble » de participer à u

 

 

 

Biotechnology Proposed as Nigeria's Sure Way to Food Security

10 July 2012 - Soyatech

-- The Chairman, Senate Committee on Capital Market, Senator Ayoade Ademola Adeseun, has said that biotechnology presents Nigeria the opportunity of attaining food security for the nation.

 

 

 

Nigeria: Biotechnology, Nigeria's Sure Way to Food Security

09 July 2012 - AllAfrica.com

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Capital Market, Senator Ayoade Ademola Adeseun, has said that biotechnology presents Nigeria the opportunity of attaining food security for the nation.

 

 

 

MONSANTO COMPANY RELEASES 2011 CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY REPORT

02 July 2012 - AgriMarketing.com

Source: Monsanto news release Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) has released its 2011 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability Report. The report details the company's progress and challenges as it supports the needs of smallholder and large-scale farmers throughout the world as they wor

 

 

 

Monsanto Company Releases 2011 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

01 July 2012 - Melodika.net

Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today released its 2011 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability Report. The report details the company's progress and challenges as it supports the needs of smallholder and large-scale farmers throughout the world as they work to produce more and conserv

 

 

 

 

OFAB 2012

 

New plan on GMO rules to reduce risks

30 July 2012 - Business Daily

Kenya plans to develop all the necessary guidelines for handling Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) by the end of year. National Bio-Safety Authority (NBA) Chief Executive Officer Willy Tonui said the procedures will help consumers tackle the potential risks of biotech products.

 

 

 

Biotechnology Proposed as Nigeria's Sure Way to Food Security

10 July 2012 - Soyatech

-- The Chairman, Senate Committee on Capital Market, Senator Ayoade Ademola Adeseun, has said that biotechnology presents Nigeria the opportunity of attaining food security for the nation.

 

 

 

Nigeria: Biotechnology, Nigeria's Sure Way to Food Security

09 July 2012 - AllAfrica.com

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Capital Market, Senator Ayoade Ademola Adeseun, has said that biotechnology presents Nigeria the opportunity of attaining food security for the nation.

 

 

 

Oyo govt disburses N3224.8m to 2,541 farmers

03 July 2012 - Nigerian Tribune

OYO State government has disbursed N224.8 million to about 2,541 small holder farmers across the state. The state governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi disclosed this at the weekend while speaking at the Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology (OFAB) in Africa, held at the Premier Hotel, Ibadan.

 

 

 

 

Blog mentions 2012

 

Biotechnology Crop Development in Africa

02 July 2012 - estanakkazi.blogspot.com

Press Release: African Agricultural Technology Foundation Dr Denis T Kyetere, the Executive Director at the African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF#, today said that improved seeds and other farm technologies are best bet for enhanced agricultural productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa #SSA# where smallholder farmers make up 70 percent of people that depend solely on agriculture for livelihood and suffer most challenging farming problems. Speaking at the 2012 'Bio

 

 

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