Why We Exist: To Facilitate Informed Dialogue on Public Sector Agricultural Research
Our Activities: Annual National Biotechnology Essay Contest
Focus Area: Agricultural Biotechnology Research in Uganda
Public Engagement: Building Youth Champions for Science Communication
Outreach: Nurturing the Next Generation of Ugandan Agricultural Scientists
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China backs GMO soybeans in push for high-tech agriculture

China will push for the commercialisation of genetically modified soybeans over the next five years as it seeks to raise the efficiency of its agriculture sector…Read more

Nigerian farmers throw weight behind biotechnology

The National Vice President of the All Farmers Association of Nigeria, Mr. Chris Onwuka , has challenged those campaigning against biotechnology in the country to come up with scientific evidence to back their stance.…Read more

EU Approves Imports of New GM Soybean Products

Brussels, 23 July 2016 – The EU Commission finally authorized three new genetically modified soybean products for import after over six months of delays.…Read more

Philippines Supreme Court reverses GMO ruling

Following an appeal from farmers and scientists,the Philippines Supreme Court has reversed its decision to halt field trials of GMO talong, also known as Bt brinjal/eggplant.…Read more

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