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  • Nigeria: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

    Wednesday, 29 May, 2019

    Nigeria approves in January 2019, the commercial release of Pod-Borer Resistant Cowpea (PBRCowpea) event AAT709A. It also approves Bt. Cotton for commercialization; a pilot group of one thousand farmers now has access to biotech cottonseeds through the MAHYCO Seed Company Nigeria. On July, 27...
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  • Special Report - How Monsanto's GM cotton sowed trouble in Africa - Reuters UK

    Sunday, 26 May, 2019

    Special Report - How Monsanto's GM cotton sowed trouble in Africa  Reuters UKIn 2000, farmers in Burkina Faso, Africa's top cotton grower, were desperate. Their cotton fetched top prices because its high-quality fibre lent a luxurious sheen ...

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  • No country for regulation – of genetically engineered crops

    Friday, 24 May, 2019

    India’s seed market hides a sea of illegality, which keeps rearing its ugly head every once in a while. The discovery of genetically modified (GM) brinjal in a Haryana farmer’s field is the latest in the list of illegal seeds that have cropped up in India since 2001. That year, it was illegal...
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  • O`KEY Group: operating results for Q1 2019

    Friday, 24 May, 2019

    Germany: Discounter Norma commits to responsible staff uniforms German discounter Norma has announced it will only source staff uniforms bearing the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) seal, which ensures responsible production. This standard guarantees the use of only pesticide-free...
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  • Bt cotton lessons from Burkina Faso - Daily Nation

    Wednesday, 22 May, 2019

    Bt cotton lessons from Burkina Faso  Daily NationAt a forum on biotech crops and the Big Four Agenda at the University of Nairobi on April 24, critics of biotechnology, citing the Burkina Faso cotton fiasco, ...

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  • Pakistan resurrects organic cotton production | Materials & Production News - Ecotextile News

    Thursday, 16 May, 2019

    Pakistan resurrects organic cotton production | Materials & Production News  Ecotextile NewsPAKISTAN – An organic cotton project run by WWF-Pakistan and Directorate of Agriculture Extension, Baluchistan recently celebrated the certification of ...

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  • Sustainable and high-yield: organic cotton from Tanzania

    Thursday, 16 May, 2019

    : Thu, 08 Nov 2018 HH:mm:ssWith the support of GIZ, more and more farmers in Tanzania are turning to organic cotton farming, which enables them to increase their yields and protect the environment.

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  • Woman’s Day Magazine | Are Your Fast-Fashion Clothes Killing Farmers?

    Thursday, 16 May, 2019

    February 14, 2019 | By Erin Quinn-Kong Original Article on Woman’s Day  Meet La Rhea Pepper and the other women determined to change the industry. When La Rhea Pepper steps onto the 3,000-acre organic cotton farm in Lubbock, TX, that she and her husband, Terry, co-owned and managed for over a...
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  • Special Report - How Monsanto's GM cotton sowed trouble in Africa - Reuters

    Thursday, 9 May, 2019

    Special Report - How Monsanto's GM cotton sowed trouble in Africa  ReutersIn 2000, farmers in Burkina Faso, Africa's top cotton grower, were desperate. Their cotton fetched top prices because its high-quality fibre lent a luxurious sheen ...

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  • Pickers push past halfway mark on 2.2-million-bale cotton crop

    Wednesday, 8 May, 2019

    Cotton picking is back in full swing in southern NSW where harvest has passed the halfway mark, while the majority of the crop has been taken off in the northern growing regions of Queensland and northern NSW...Read More

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