Source: Agro News (9 Nov 2022)
Scientists are working to contain the spread of fall armyworm in Kenya with naturally resistant varieties and eco-friendly solutions.
Experts gathered at the FAO Science and Innovation Forum to drive forward research partnerships to curb crop loss due to pests and diseases through efficient global sharing of data.
For the International Week of Science and Peace, Govaerts and Burke analyze whether it is possible to achieve food security without peace, and how the two are interlinked.
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Source: Science (7 Nov 2022)
Research on rice crops that do not need replanting in China is showing promising results for yield, finances and labor, and the environment.
Register for an online webinar as part of COP27 to learn about the role of genebanks in building climate-resilient supply chains.
Source: Ghana Business News (2 Nov 2022)
A field day in Ghana organized by the AGG project supports farmers to adopt maize varieties with tolerance to stress.
Reduced wheat exports from Russia and Ukraine are causing an increase in price rises in countries where food security is already a concern.
At the International Maize Congress, Bram Govaerts emphasized the importance of collaborative research to work towards healthy diets and sustainable systems.
Source: New Nigerian Newspaper (20 Oct 2022)
Food crops and animal feeds produced through biotechnology innovations can now be imported into Kenya after the ban on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) was lifted.
Source: Eastern Daily Press (15 Oct 2022)
A tiered approach is needed to tackle food crises and wheat shortages triggered by the Ukraine-Russia crisis.