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Egypt's Ministry of Scientific Research has proposed that the African Union (AU) establish an African Council for Scientific Research (ACSR) to help promote technology-based economic development. Amr Salama, Egypt's Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, introduced the proposal...
In response to concerns about the reliability of publicly-released scientific information, the UK's Royal Society has launched an investigation into the ways in which results of scientific studies are made public. The investigation will examine the scientific objectivity of research funded by government...
The National Farmers' Union (NFU) in the U.K. has called on the U.K. government to increase scientific research on agriculture, including on genetically modified (GM) crops. A report from the NFU was presented at the U.K House of Commons before 70 members of parliament. The report calls for the...
In response to concerns about the reliability of publicly-released scientific information, the UK's Royal Society has launched an investigation into the ways in which results of scientific studies are made public. The investigation will examine the scientific objectivity of research funded by government...
A new program entitled Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture (AGORA) will give students, researchers, and academics in poor countries access to more than 400 key online journals in food, nutrition, agriculture, and related biological, environmental, and social sciences. The AGORA program is...
A new program entitled Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture (AGORA) will give students, researchers, and academics in poor countries access to more than 400 key online journals in food, nutrition, agriculture, and related biological, environmental, and social sciences. The AGORA program is...
Political will, more than genetically modified (GM) crops, is now needed to move available scientific and technological solutions to African farmers' fields, said Papa Abdoulaye Seck, director general of the Africa Rice Center (WARDA). Seck was speaking at a joint press interview on the current...
This report documents the European Union's (EU) Scientific Committee on Food's analysis of the genetically modified (GM) maize line GA 21, which is resistant to the glyphosate herbicide, with respect to consumer health. The Committee determines that GA21 is substantially equivalent to non-GM...
The European Food Safety Authority's (EFSA's) Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) panel has adopted a scientific opinion on strategies for assessing the risk of allergenicity in genetically modified (GM) plants and microorganisms and in GMO-derived food and feed. The EFSA is an independent...
This report presents a comprehensive assessment of the risks and benefits of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in food and agriculture. It examines more than 50 science-based reviews prepared by national academies of sciences, international organizations, and private agencies between the years of...