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Burkina Faso making progress with GMO research

By Joseph Opoku Gakpo January 19, 2018 Agriculturalists in Burkina Faso say their country is still open to using the tools of biotechnology, despite the decision to stop growing genetically modified cotton. A controversy erupted over the low quality of fiber … Continue reading

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Africa must invest in systems to harness future agricultural technologies

By Dr. Ousmane Badiane In order to compete on an equal footing in tomorrow’s global economy, African agriculture must embrace emerging technologies African agriculture has shown impressive growth during the past couple of decades, but for the most part it … Continue reading

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Norway allows import of genetically-modified maize for food

OSLO, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) — In a big shift from the position held by the previous government, the current Norwegian government will open the door for genetically-modified maize to be imported for food, the Norwegian news agency NTB reported on … Continue reading

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