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Estimation of the potential adoption of Aflasafe among smallholder maize farmers in lower eastern Kenya

George Marechera*
African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF), Nairobi, Kenya. E-mail: G.Marechera@aatf-africa.org

Joseph Ndwiga
African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF), Nairobi, Kenya. E-mail: ndwigajm@gmail.com
* Corresponding author

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The genome sequence of African rice (Oryza glaberrima) and evidence for independent domestication

The cultivation of rice in Africa dates back more than 3,000 years. Interestingly, African rice is not of the same origin as Asian rice (Oryza sativa L.) but rather is an entirely different species (i.e., Oryza glaberrima Steud.). Here we present a high-quality assembly and annotation of the O. glaberrima genome and detailed analyses of its evolutionary history of domestication and selection. Population genomics analyses of 20 O. glaberrima and 94 Oryza barthii accessions support the hypothesis that O.

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A global alliance declaring war on cassava viruses in Africa

James Legg, Eklou Attiogbevi Somado, Ian Barker, Larry Beach, Hernan Ceballos, Willmer Cuellar, Warid Elkhoury, Dan Gerling, Jan Helsen, Clair Hershey, Andy Jarvis, Peter Kulakow, Lava Kumar, Jim Lorenzen, John Lynam, Matthew McMahon, Gowda Maruthi, Doug Miano, Kiddo Mtunda, Pheneas Natwuruhunga, Emmanuel Okogbenin, Phemba Pezo, Eugene Terry, Graham Thiele, Mike Thresh, Jonathan Wadsworth, Steve Walsh, Stephan Winter, Joe Tohme, Claude Fauquet

Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014

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Regulatory challenges for GM crops in developing economies: the African experience

GM crops National biosafety frameworks Regulatory challenges Regulatory policy Sub-Saharan Africa WEMA project

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Experiences in sub-Saharan Africa with GM crop risk communication: Outcome of a workshop

Monica Racovita, Dennis Ndolo Obonyo, Roshan Abdallah, Robert Anguzu, Gratian Bamwenda, Andrew Kiggundu, Harrison Maganga, Nancy Muchiri, Chinyere Nzeduru, Jane Otadoh, Anwar Rumjaun, Iro Suleiman, Manjusha Sunil, Mark Tepfer, Samuel Timpo, Wynand van der Walt, Chantal Kaboré-Zoungrana, Lilian Nfor and Wendy Craig

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Commercializing Your Agricultural Project IPRs

Alhaji Tejan-Cole, Legal Counsel & Board Secretary
African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF)

This article covers the commercialization of intellectual property rights (IPRs) derived from agricultural research projects. It defines key terms and deals with the cost of commercializing IPRs. Other issues addressed are commercialization models, website and checklist.
 

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La biotechnologie peut conduire à une révolution verte en Afrique?

Par DH Mignouna, LO Oikeh et DF Mataruka
Africaine de technologie agricole (AATF), PO Box 30709-00100, Nairobi, Kenya
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Developments in Agricultural Biotechnology in Sub-Saharan Africa

Jennifer A. Thomson and Dionne N. Shepherd
University of Cape Town
Hodeba D. Mignouna
African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF)

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