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Agricultural biotech makes farms more productive

Farmers around the world are using advances in agricultural science to increase crop yields, reduce the need for pesticides and feed hungry communities. In Nigeria, for example, the government recently recommended the first strain of genetically engineered cowpea for commercial use, which was developed by Nigeria’s Institute for Agricultural Research at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, ...
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USAID’S ONGOING DEVELOPMENT PRIORITIES AND COVID-19 ASSISTANCE RESPONSE IN AFRICA

Today we are pleased to be joined by Dr. Kenneth Staley, U.S. Agency for International Development, Global Malaria Coordinator and leader of the USAID COVID-19 Task Force, and Mr. Christopher Runyan, USAID Senior Coordinator for the Bureau for Africa. Our speakers will discuss USAID’s ongoing development priorities and COVID-19 assistance response in Africa.  They are ...
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