[ACCRA] Ghana’s role in a pan-African agricultural productivity programme will soon take a step forward when it opens a new biotechnology facility.
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Accra, Aug. 18, GNA – Ms Sherry Ayittey, Minister of Environment, Science and Technology (MEST), on Thursday pledged to ensure government sets aside one per cent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in next year’s budget to support Science and Technology. The pledge she said was to support the implementation of the African Union’s decision that …
Africa’s population is expected to triple before the end of the century, to 3.6 billion people. Feeding this population is a significant challenge as there are currently nearly one billion food insecure people in the world, says Willem Engelbrecht, South Africa manager of DuPont business Pioneer Hi-Bred.
Accra, Aug. 26, GNA – Ghanaians have been urged to embrace the use and application of modern biotechnology to effectively solve food insecurity and the likely impact of climate change on farming. Professor Walter Sandow Alhassan, Project Coordinator for Safe Biotechnology Management in Sub-Saharan Africa (SABIMA) under the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), …