Agriculture

African-led food strategy

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African agriculture, education and finance members see a strong African commitment to agricultural programmes as critical to unlocking European aid

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Africa's Agricultural self-sufficiency in one generation?

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Africa is capable of feeding itself in one generation – this is the bold message from Harvard University Professor Calestous Juma, in his book The New Harvest, Agricultural Innovation in Africa

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Plant genetic engineering in Africa

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Currently, genetically modified crops are only cultivated in three African countries on a commercial basis but in research and development plant biotechnology is already used more and more

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Africa's GM crop debate

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GMO Safety speaks with Diran Makinde of the African Biosafety Network of Expertise in Burkina Faso and with Arthur Makara of the Science Foundation for Livelihoods and Development in Uganda

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Fewer pesticides and higher yields and incomes

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Integrated Production and Pest Management Programme in West Africa makes important progress

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