PRESS RELEASE: Delivering transgenic drought-tolerant and insect-protected maize varieties to African farmers

[Mpumalanga, South Africa, April 2023]: AATF has reiterated its commitment to deliver transgenic drought-tolerant and insect-protected maize varieties to caution African farmers from the impact of climate change on their productivity and enhance their livelihood. AATF Executive Director, Dr Canisius Kanangire reaffirmed the commitment while addressing the 5th TELA Maize Project Annual Review and Planning […]

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Tela Maize To Boost Nigeria’s Maize Production – Expert

A director with the African Agricultural Technological Foundation (AATF), Kenya, Dr. Sylvester Oikeh, has said Tela Maize Technology would go a long way in boosting maize production in the country. Tela Maize technology is the best option available for Nigerian farmers as far as maize cultivation is concerned, he said. According to him, the technology […]

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Bishop Kukah lauds TELA Maize project, calls for adoption of smart technology for food security.

[Sokoto: March 9, 2023] The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, the Rt Rev. Mathew Kukah, has supported the commercialization of TELA transgenic maize variety to enhance food security in Nigeria. Speaking when delegates from the Institute for Agricultural Research (IAR) at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, paid him a courtesy call, Bishop Kukah asked Africa to adopt […]

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