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Kenya: Food Crisis to Worsen, Agency Warns

An agency monitoring drought has warned of a worsening food crisis in the country should the dry spell being experienced persists. “If the (short) rains are below average, as currently forecast, or the onset of the season is late, then the ...

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Nigerian government enforces prohibition of GM foods

The Nigerian federal government has ordered super-stores operators in the country to withdraw all genetically modified (GM) products from their shelves within the next seven days or face sanctions from the regulatory body. According to a statement ...

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Big Data and Africa’s Green Revolution

“Take it to the farmer”. Those were the last words of Dr. Norman Borlaug, as remembered by his granddaughter Julie Borlaug in her opening speech at the Africa Green Revolution Forum in Nairobi. The man whose improved wheat varieties ...

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