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Africa's biosafety regulators urged to strengthen links

Africa needs stronger links between biotechnology regulators and key stakeholders to build a functional biosafety …


Cocoa farmers may boost yields by intercropping

Intercropping cocoa plantations with other plants may help reduce costs and increase cocoa yields in Ghana, …


Sub-Saharan Africa news in brief: 25 Feb–12 Mar 2008

A round up of news from or about Sub-Saharan Africa for the period 25 February–12 March 2008.


WIPO recognises developing world rights

The World Intellectual Property Organization has adopted a fresh agenda that recognises the rights and needs of …


'Biopiracy' requires reasoned treatment

The fight against biopiracy must embrace both legitimate science and social justice if biodiversity itself is not …


Ownership squabbles 'hindering' conservation

Arguments over ownership of animal genetic resources are delaying vital conservation efforts, say experts.


Developing nations 'need genetic resources rules'

Developing countries should create legislation on indigenous genetic resources or risk losing out to developed …


Kenya signs deal to exploit microbial goldmine

Kenya has formed a partnership with a biotechnology company to find and develop microbial enzymes with industrial …


Agri-biotech in sub-Saharan Africa: Facts and figures

Dominic Glover outlines the status of agricultural biotechnology research, development and commercialisation in …


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