Governments warned over agribusiness giants

by jeeg 15. April 2011 15:57
A GROUPING of small scale farmers in 12 African countries has asked governments to be wary of agribusiness giants who want to bring in Genetically Modified Crops under the disguise of support to small holder farmers.The grouping, under Eastern and Southern Africa Small Scale Farmers' Forum (ES... [More]

NIH and Wellcome Trust Announce H3 Africa Initiative

by jeeg 28. June 2010 02:05
In the ten years since the Human Genome Project was completed genomics has progressed in leaps and bounds, but surprisingly little has been about Africa or by African scientist. The vast majority of genomic studies have been of American, Asian and European genomes, with just one genome-wide a... [More]
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