Genome Editing – An Opportunity for Crop Improvement in Africa

Africa must advance rapidly to meet growing food demands and raise incomes while protecting the environment for future generations. Crop improvement through genome editing will provide this opportunity. Genome editing of crops represents the latest scientific progress with potential aimed at fighting the persistent food crisis situations in developing societies. Genome editing is simply inserting,… Read More Genome Editing – An Opportunity for Crop Improvement in Africa

Biotechnology – Solving Nigeria’s Food Insecurity Challenges

Nigeria is still a developing country despite being blessed with abundant natural resources including a good climate which supports the growth of vegetation and rearing of animals. Nigerian agriculture is still characterized by low yield per hectare, low production technology, outdated production techniques, low level of innovation adoption etc. Nigeria has also witnessed progressive increase… Read More Biotechnology – Solving Nigeria’s Food Insecurity Challenges

The World’s First Malaria Vaccine to Be Rolled Out in Ghana, Kenya & Malawi in 2018

Malaria is one of the world’s most deadly diseases even though it is highly preventable and treatable. Malaria causes approximately 881,000 deaths every year, with nine out of ten deaths occurring in sub-Saharan Africa. Effective control and treatment of malaria has been very challenging and efforts have been made to reduce the burden of malaria… Read More The World’s First Malaria Vaccine to Be Rolled Out in Ghana, Kenya & Malawi in 2018