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November 26, 2021

Capacity building for improved germplasm security in West and Central Africa

November 1, 2021

Tchad - De la recherche pour des semences capables de faire face au changement climatique (RFI)

October 29, 2021

Securing the future of African food culture - One phenotype at a time

October 28, 2021

CGIAR spells out priority interventions to accelerate research uptake and strengthen Africa’s agriculture

October 20, 2021

Building capacity in DNA sequencing for agricultural biosciences in Africa

July 8, 2021

Engineering seeds to resist drought - A new seed-coating process could facilitate agriculture on marginal arid lands by enabling the seeds to retain any available water

July 7, 2021

Third session of the Gene Drive Webinar Series: "Can gene drive eliminate vector-borne diseases?"

June 17, 2021

South Africa - University of the Free State plant breeding professor advances food security in 12 African countries (Food For Mzansi)

June 3, 2021

Important role of women highlighted in study focused on the benefits of good farmer seed production

June 2, 2021

National Agricultural Seeds Advocacy Group: 'Plant Variety bill will boost R&D in the agricultural sector' (AllAfrica)

May 26, 2021

Buying into new seed - A mock shop helps researchers understand how Kenyan farmers choose maize seed when their preferred varieties are out of stock

May 3, 2021

Les Marocains n’auront plus peur de perdre leur blé: développement de nouvelles variétés performantes de céréales

Maroc - Nouvelles obtentions variétales INRA - Céréales, légumineuses alimentaires et oléagineuses

Maroc - Entre 30 et 50 nouvelles variétés seront développés par l'INRA (Ecoactu)

Maroc -  Le Ministre de l’Agriculture visite le domaine de développement de nouvelles variétés céréalières à Marchouch (Agriculture Maroc)

April 30, 2021

International Society for Seed Science calls for abstracts for ISSS 2021: "Seed Innovation Systems for the 21st Century"

April 13, 2021

New ‘Wheat Rust Genomics’ website launched

April 1, 2021

Climate change cut global farming productivity 21% since 1960s

Dr Jane Ininda – A village girl who became a leading seed scientist

March 31, 2021

Investment in maize for Africa pays off - New report quantifies the impact of 20 years of CGIAR-led maize improvement for Africa

March 29, 2021

Wheat blast pandemic spread over three continents

March 18, 2021

IRRI South Asia Regional Centre holds 4th Coordination Committee Meeting

March 15, 2021

Call for papers for the special issue of Seed Science Research on ‘Seed Evolution’

Tirennal meeting 2021 of the International Society for Seed Science to be held online

March 5, 2021

Uganda’s biotech research: More than just untapped potential

February 24, 2021

Q&A: A decade of improved and climate-smart maize through collaborative research and innovation - A ten-year partnership led by CIMMYT and IITA tackles climate-induced risks in maize production, developing and deploying new climate-adaptive varieties benefiting over 8 million households in sub-Saharan Africa

February 17, 2021

Taiwan – Africa Vegetable Initiative (TAVI) launched - A new four-country project will safeguard vegetable biodiversity for food and nutrition security in Africa

February 12, 2021

Present your research to the community: PhenomicsWebinars relaunch in new format

February 5, 2021

13-year analysis sheds new light on wheat crop disease patterns in Ethiopia (Phys Org)

February 2, 2021

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) holds critical position in Nigeria’s agricultural sector



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