Tag: Africa

NEWS: Ghanaian farmers upbeat about PBR cowpea

[Tamale: November 2, 2022] When Bakuvie Zinna, a Ghanaian cowpea farmer, was invited by a local extension agent to take part in demonstrations for a new variety resistant to the pod borer, he couldn’t hide his excitement. Zinna considers the pest a key enemy for attacking his crops every other season and forcing him to […]

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NEWS: WACCI seeks AATF partnership on gene editing

[Accra: November 2, 2022] The West African Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI) has invited the African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) to jointly set up a gene editing platform to fast-track crop improvements using modern technologies. This was disclosed by WACCI Associate Director, Prof Kwadwo Ofori, when he received the AATF pod borer research team led […]

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NEWS: Helping judges and lawyers understand the gist of biotechnology

Adama, Ethiopia (September 20, 2022) : The TELA Maize Project of the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR) and African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) underscore the need for helping judges and lawyers to understand the essence of biotechnology research. This was highlighted during a two-day awareness creation event organized by TELA Maize Project and supported […]

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