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More farmers embrace biotech crops in Africa; Study

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The report shows Ethiopia, Malawi and Nigeria as the latest countries to plant GM crops joining South Africa, Sudan and Eswatini.

More farmers embrace biotech crops in Africa; Study

By Standard Reporter | 1 year ago

Africa takes fresh look at GMOs as drought bites

Africa takes fresh look at GMOs as drought bites

The United States, Brazil and India are the world’s largest growers of GM crops while in Africa; South Africa is the only country producing GM maize on a commercial scale.

MacDonald Dzirutwe | 6 years ago

South Africa GMO crop area up

South Africa's genetically modified crop area for the 2010/11 season rose 6 percent but perceptions make it hard for other African countries to adopt the practice, the deputy agriculture minister said on Thursday.

| 11 years ago

Use biotechnology to end food insecurity - Ruto

Higher Education Minister William Ruto has called for radical changes in agricultural production to ensure sustainable food supplies in the face of climate change.

| 11 years ago

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