Nigeria’s decision to approve the introduction of genetically modified (GM) cowpea and cotton has boosted hopes for the technology across Africa. Farmers and other stakeholders in the agricultural sector express confidence that their nations will soon follow in the footsteps of the continent’s most populous country to help ensure food security.
The study and creation of the resulting map was led by the USGS and is part of the Global Food Security-Support Analysis Data @ 30-m Project, or GFSAD30. Read moreRead More »
The Chinese government is responding to a growing population with changes in policy, especially with regard to agriculture. Also on the agenda are industrialization, urbanization, agricultural modernization, and information. Read moreRead More »