home news forum careers events suppliers solutions markets expos directories catalogs resources advertise contacts
 
Africa

Forum
Forum sources  
All Africa Asia/Pacific Europe Latin America Middle East North America
  Topics
  Species
 

Next


June 13, 2024


Safeguarding Africa’s diverse food crop seed collections against climate threats (The Africa Report)


May 31, 2024


Exploring cannabis and hemp cultivation laws in South Africa and beyond (CDH Inc.)


Advancing biotechnology in Africa: Reflections from Kenya and Zambia


May 27, 2024


Ethiopia’s transformation into a market-oriented seed sector
Ethiopië’s transformatie naar een marktgestuurde zaaizaadsector


The International Seed Federation (ISF) celebrates 100 years (Téma Agriculture & Terroirs)


May 15, 2024


Sécurité et souveraineté alimentaires en Tunisie - Les semences locales pour une véritable indépendance (La Presse)


May 14, 2024


Lessons from Africa’s largest producer of GMO maize


April 22, 2024


Youth farmer Edelqueen Anyiso’s story of resilience in growing TAAT-promoted drought-tolerant maize varieties


Kenya - Margaret Shitandi: Growing high-yielding hybrid maize varieties has helped me to improve my household income


April 10, 2024


Mastering crisis communication in biotechnology regulation: Insights from the Africa Biosafety Regulators Retreat


March 28, 2024


Reflections: 20 years of improving seed systems in Africa


March 15, 2024


How Kenya’s plant breeding stations are investing in women in science (Farmers Review Africa)


March 13, 2024


Certification des semences exemptes de maladies en Afrique centrale et de l'Ouest: des experts ouvrent un dialogue politique et technique de haut niveau au pôle scientifique de Bingerville de l'Université Félix Houphouët-Boigny d'Abidjan (Abidjan.net)


March 12, 2024


L'association Semencière du Mali (ASSEMA) réclame la subvention des semences de céréales (Bamada.net)


March 11, 2024


Seed technologies key in addressing various constraints of agriculture in Africa


Seed technologies are key to addressing Africa's agricultural problems (Daily Trust)


March 4, 2024


Costs of inappropriately regulating all seed innovations as GMOs are too high for South Africa (Daily Maverick)


University of Ibadan Professor recommend setting up a Plang Breeding Rescue Agenda 2050 for Nigeria (The Guardian)


February 22, 2024


TASAI - Seed Sector Performance Index update to be launched in April 2024


February 16, 2024


Let us partner to increase rice production in Africa by 2030


February 5, 2024


From California to Kenya: The first year of the CRISPR course for African plant scientists


January 26, 2024


CRISPR-edited crops break new ground in Africa - Scientists in the global south use the popular technique to protect local crops against local threats (Nature)


January 18, 2024


Taking diversity out of the genebank and into farmers’ fields in Ghana


December 18, 2023


Scientists call for framework to scale up genome editing adoption in Africa (Ghana News Agency)


December 14, 2023


Algérie - Céréales: l'autosuffisance passe par l'amélioration de la productivité et la diversification des semences (L'Expression)


December 1, 2023


Agrifood sector faces growing threat from climate change-induced loss and damage


November 30, 2023


GB10: Seed sector sees progress on the road to enhancing the multilateral system in 2025


November 22, 2023


Insights from Dr. Mike Barrow’s quest for resilient maize varieties (Farmers Review Africa)


November 7, 2023


Sénégal - Le représentant d'AfricaRice déplore la faible utilisation des semences certifiées (NewsDay)


November 6, 2023


Breeders welcome the adoption of the new Explanatory Notes on Essentially Derived Varieties by the UPOV Council 


Next


SeedQuest does not necessarily endorse the factual analyses and opinions
presented on this Forum, nor can it verify their validity.

 

 

12 books on plant breeding, classic, modern and fun
 

12 livres sur l'amélioration des plantes : classiques, modernes et amusants

 
 

The Triumph of Seeds

How Grains, Nuts, Kernels, Pulses, and Pips Conquered the Plant Kingdom and Shaped Human History

By Thor Hanson 

Basic Books

 
 

 

 

Hybrid
The History and Science of Plant Breeding
 

Noel Kingsbury
The University of Chicago Press

 

 
1997-2009 archive
of the FORUM section
.

 


Copyright @ 1992-2024 SeedQuest - All rights reserved