Putin Accused of ‘Blackmailing’ Food Supply by Stealing Ukrainian Grain — Newsmax – Newsfront

Some world leaders are accusing Russian President Vladimir Putin with “blackmailing” the world food supply by stealing Ukrainian grain after satellite photos show Russian ships loading the food products onto cargo ships.

Putin Accused of ‘Blackmailing’ Food Supply by Stealing Ukrainian Grain — Newsmax – Newsfront

Viewpoint: With two decades of resounding GMO maize success, South Africa offers lessons on food security for the rest of the continent — Genetic Literacy Project

African countries in the south of the Sahara have a lot to learn from South Africa’s successes in Genetically Modified (GM) plant agriculture. The southern African country appears poised for significant triumphs in its quest for greater food security, thanks to its embrace of agricultural biotechnology. [newsletter] Its adoption of Bt white maize in 2001-2002 […]

Viewpoint: With two decades of resounding GMO maize success, South Africa offers lessons on food security for the rest of the continent — Genetic Literacy Project

Ethiopia races against time to control locusts as the planting season starts — Database of Press Releases related to Africa – APO-Source

The Government of [Ethiopia](http://www.fao.org/emergencies/countries/detail/en/c/151593/) is racing against time to control [Desert Locusts](http://www.fao.org/emergencies/crisis/desertlocust/en/) as the February – May Belg season starts. With support from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the Ministry of Agriculture is scaling up aerial and ground operations in… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/ethiopia-races-against-time-to-control-locusts-as-the-planting-season-starts?lang=en

via Ethiopia races against time to control locusts as the planting season starts — Database of Press Releases related to Africa – APO-Source

Viewpoint: GMOs offer protection against diseases, including cancer, by shielding us from dangerous aflatoxins — Genetic Literacy Project

via Viewpoint: GMOs offer protection against diseases, including cancer, by shielding us from dangerous aflatoxins — Genetic Literacy Project

Uganda faces heavy losses without GMO banana, economist warns — Genetic Literacy Project

A leading Ugandan economist is warning of heavy financial losses among banana farmers if they don’t soon adopt a genetically modified (GM) variety that can resist the devastating bacterial wilt disease. Farmers growing one hectare of GM bananas would likely earn an extra US$300 per year, while those who do not adopt the improved varieties […]

via Uganda faces heavy losses without GMO banana, economist warns — Genetic Literacy Project

Viewpoint: As the debut of Golden Rice in the Philippines nears, Greenpeace escalates ‘monstrous’ attacks on nutrition-enhanced GMO staple — Genetic Literacy Project

via Viewpoint: As the debut of Golden Rice in the Philippines nears, Greenpeace escalates ‘monstrous’ attacks on nutrition-enhanced GMO staple — Genetic Literacy Project