Publications

Modern biotechnology has contributed to improved utilization of scarce land resources, improved crop yields, enhanced nutritional value of some food crops, better drug development, accurate... Read more

On the basis of existing scientific literature this report examines the potential risks for people who consume products of genetically modified (GM) plants. Taken into account are toxicity, the... Read more

Scientific and technological innovation and a fundamental understanding of nature are among the major drivers of progress. The discovery of penicillin by Alexander Fleming in 1928 saved the lives... Read more

In tackling agricultural challenges, policy-makers in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have increasingly considered genetically modified (GM) crops as a potential tool to increase productivity and to... Read more

Africa has made steady progress in planting, regulatory and research on biotech crops. Three countries namely Burkina Faso, Egypt and South Africa are planting biotech crops commercially while... Read more

The collection shows that the grand challenge of the rights of all to food, highlighted by Phil Bloomer of Oxfam, is being addressed by Africans for Africa, as Calestous Juma of... Read more