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Date：Nov. 19, 2020 Category：Science&Research
A study documented the benefits of genetically modified (GM) maize in the South American country of Honduras. Higher yield and income, and easier crop managemen...
Date：Aug. 29, 2019 Category：Markets
Africa continues to make steady progress in the adoption of biotech crops with Nigeria becoming the first country in the world to approve biotech cowpea, thus, ...
Date：Oct. 25, 2018 Category：Products
The Government of Indonesia has approved the first genetically modified crop which will soon be commercialized in the country.
Date：Apr. 19, 2018 Category：Regulations
The Kenyan government is banking on adoption of Bt cotton to revive the textiles and apparel industry and increase the contribution of the manufacturing sector ...
Date：Sep. 19, 2017 Category：Markets
COMESA member states through its specialized agency ACTESA - Alliance for Commodity Trade in Eastern and Southern Africa have acknowledged the need for rigorous...
Date：Jan. 13, 2017 Category：Markets
A symposium on 20 Years of Commercialization of GM Crops and the Status of GM Crops in Vietnam was organized by Biotechnology Center of Ho Chi Minh City. Accord...
Date：Dec. 9, 2016 Category：Markets
The field trial of GM maize at Trung Son Commune (Do Luong district) in 2015 with 0.5 Acre (1,800 m2) area has gained high productivity and economic efficiency....
Date：Jun. 24, 2016 Category：Regulations
The Permanent Secretary of Tanzania's Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, Florens Turuka has vouched for the country's readiness to transact business on ...
Date：Feb. 13, 2015 Category：Markets
Farmers from Eastern and Central Kenya counties of Embu, Kirinyaga, Kitui, Machakos, Makueni, Meru, Murang'a and Tharaka Nithi have written a communiqué to the...
Date：Nov. 28, 2013 Category：Science&Research
An international team led by researchers from the National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) in France sequenced the haploid genome of Rhizophagus irre...
Date：Oct. 18, 2013 Category：Science&Research
Scientists from Banaras Hindu University and Indian Institute of Vegetable Research genetically engineered tomato plants expressing ZAT12 gene, which is known t...
Date：Apr. 8, 2013 Category：Science&Research
Rapidly growing trees like poplars and willows are candidate “biofuel crops” from which it is expected that cellulosic ethanol and higher energy content fuels...
Date：Dec. 17, 2012 Category：Regulations
Bt cotton, Bt sugar beet, herbicide tolerant canola and Bt alfalfa are the next GM crops to be released in the next 5 years.
Date：Nov. 22, 2012 Category：Regulations
Vietnam's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) approved the field testing of Syngenta's GM corn MIR 162.
Date：Jun. 18, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Ghana government recognizes the potential of modern biotechnology in reviving the cotton sector.
Date：Oct. 31, 2011 Category：Regulations
China is accelerating the pace of GM corn research to address the increasing demand for corn.
Date：Dec. 13, 2010 Category：Markets
Potato, the dominant vegetable crop in Bangladesh, is grown on 1 million hectare of land which produces around 9 million tonnes annually.
Date：Nov. 16, 2010 Category：Markets
Public awareness and acceptance on agricultural biotechnology continuous to improve as products of agricultural biotechnology and biotech regulatory policies mo...
Date：Jul. 19, 2010 Category：Biotech
Confined field trials for cassava brown stricken disease, sweet potato weevil, and water efficient maize for Africa (WEMA) have been approved by the Ugandan Nat...