Modern biotechnology is opening up new opportunities for scientists and plant breeders to improve crops and control plant pests and diseases, to help farmers in the developing world.
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Bioeconomy opens up development opportunities for Latin America, but it also involves several risks, says Federico Vasen.
7 May 2013
Campaigners for food security must include science in their goals — and in return scientists need to heed wider concerns around solutions.
Developing innovation systems, rather than technology transfer, can benefit small farmers and promote agricultural development in Africa.
9 July 2012
Source: Future Agricultures Consortium
An atlas of a key natural resource, Africa's soil, aims to give people outside the science world insight into its importance and management.
20 May 2013
India hopes to boost biotech research in health, nutrition and agriculture through official awards.
10 April 2013