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March 21, 2023

IPCC climate report draws urgency to food systems transformation

How new hybrid rice varieties are transforming the lives of African farmers

March 15, 2023

High quality seeds, synergies, and the Sahel – The experience of the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) in Mali and Niger

March 13, 2023

Africa steps up genetic engineering for climate-resilient crops 

March 10, 2023

Africa must increase its share of global seed trade, says the African Seed Trade Association (The Herald)

March 7, 2023

Women in science, women in seed

February 24, 2023

Ethiopia’s experience of wheat production is exemplary to African countries: CIMMYT (ENA)

February 13, 2023

Rwanda: time for action in changing times

February 9, 2023

World Pulses Day 2023 highlights how pulses are at the core of sustainability

January 12, 2023

Let’s welcome the International Year of Millets!

December 20, 2022

Tanzania will ‘play a key role in GMO science despite the propaganda’

December 12, 2022

Semences améliorées: au Togo, divergences entre agriculteurs et autorités (VOA Afrique)

Nigeria - Seed legislation will enhance sector’s development, says the Director General, National Agricultural Seed Council (Blueprint)

December 6, 2022

International Year of Millets: Unleashing the potential of millets for the well-being of people and the environment

December 5, 2022

Rwanda is counting on Kenya to ensure that transparent information is shared with neighbouring EAC countries on all genetically modified seeds and food products (The East African)

November 28, 2022

A Northern Nigerian woman cultivating opportunities through East-West Seed Knowledge Transfer

November 24, 2022

Phytosanitary regulations ensure viable seed industry - Using science-based processes, the South African National Seed Organisation (SANSOR) monitors global phytosanitary regulations to ensure the effective and continuous movement of seed

October 28, 2022

Kenya has lifted its ban on genetically modified crops: the risks and opportunities (The Conversation)

October 17, 2022

Togo - Promouvoir les semences paysannes dans les politiques agricoles (Togo Breaking News)

October 5, 2022

Not all agriculture jobs are outdoors

Become a part of the growing agriculture sector

South Africa - New plant improvement act and plant breeders’ rights regulations look forward to an age of industrial hemp (Engineering News)

October 3, 2022

Pour la promotion des semences paysannes en Tunisie (Kapitalis)

Improving food security in Africa with nuclear techniques

September 29, 2022

Africa’s biotechnology heroes celebrated on Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology (OFAB) Day in Accra, Ghana

September 28, 2022

World Farmers’ Organisation allies with International Seed Federation on climate action

September 22, 2022

We will not achieve food security without reaching consensus on Farmers’ Rights and Breeders’ Rights” - Speech by Arthur Santosh Attavar, ISF Vice President, at the Opening Ceremony of the ninth session of the Governing Body of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture 

August 25, 2022

Minds open as University of Ghana Students debate the use of GMO crops in their country

August 24, 2022

How and why gene editing faces fewer global regulations than GMOs (Genetic Literacy Project)

August 22, 2022

Africa: Could finger millet and other indigenous crops help end food crises? (Africa News)


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