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[Podcast]Genetically modified foods: Should you be worried?
[Podcast]Genetically modified foods: Should you be worried?
Corporates and activists alike have been making much noise about GMO lately. Sarah Wild explains what the growing brouhaha is about.
GM foods: Population and climate change sway debate
GM foods: Population and climate change sway debate
Genetically modified (GM) seeds and foods have permeated most of the world's markets. In Africa, South Africa was an early adopter on a...
Biotech crops tempt Zimbabwe
Biotech crops tempt Zimbabwe
On a cold Tuesday night in Harare, Zimbabwe, in a cement-floored venue called The Book Café, a crowd gathered to hear a debate on genetically modified organisms (GMOs)....
March against Monsanto protests circle globe
March against Monsanto protests circle globe
Organisers said "March against Monsanto" protests were held in 52 countries and 436 cities, including Los Angeles where...
The tide turns in favour of biotech foods
The tide turns in favour of biotech foods
African countries, especially those south of the Sahara, broadly agree on a number of changes and improvements needed to ensure greater food...
'Green revolution' needed to support African continent
'Green revolution' needed to support African continent
African countries will rely on non-transgenic crop breeding to boost food output to feed its rapidly growing population in the coming decades, but...
GMO crop area in SA rises, slow growth for Africa
GMO crop area in SA rises, slow growth for Africa
South Africa's genetically modified crop area for the 2010/11 season rose 6% but perceptions make it hard for other African countries to adopt the...
Food crunch opens door to bioengineered crops
Food crunch opens door to bioengineered crops
Zeng Yawen's outdoor laboratory in the terraced hills of southern China is a trove of genetic potential -- rice that thrives in unusually cool...

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