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Volume 1 Supplement 1

Fostering innovation through building trust: lessons from agricultural biotechnology partnerships in Africa

Research

Edited by Calestous Juma

Publication of this supplement was funded by the Sandra Rotman Centre at the University Health Network and the University of Toronto. The supplement was devised by the Sandra Rotman Centre.

  1. Content type: Research

    Agricultural biotechnology public-private partnerships (PPPs) have been recognized as having great potential in improving agricultural productivity and increasing food production in sub-Saharan Africa. However...

    Authors: Obidimma C Ezezika, Kathryn Barber and Abdallah S Daar

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2012 1(Suppl 1):S2

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    Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, has been the world’s largest cowpea importer since 2004. The country is currently in the early phases of confined field trials for two genetically modified crops: Bacillus...

    Authors: Obidimma C Ezezika and Abdallah S Daar

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2012 1(Suppl 1):S5

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    Maize is the most important staple food in Kenya; any reduction in production and yield therefore often becomes a national food security concern. To address the challenge posed by the maize stem borer, the Ins...

    Authors: Justin Mabeya and Obidimma C Ezezika

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2012 1(Suppl 1):S6

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    Virus Resistant Cassava for Africa (VIRCA) is an agricultural biotechnology public-private partnership (PPP) comprising the Donald Danforth Plant Sciences Center (DDPSC), National Agricultural Research Organiz...

    Authors: Obidimma C Ezezika, Justin Mabeya and Abdallah S Daar

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2012 1(Suppl 1):S7

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    The Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) cotton public-private partnership (PPP) project in East Africa was designed to gather baseline data on the effect of Bt cotton on biodiversity and the possibility of gene flow to w...

    Authors: Obidimma C Ezezika, Justin Mabeya and Abdallah S Daar

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2012 1(Suppl 1):S8

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