Africa warned against strict laws against biotech research, development

While realistic liability and redress provisions are necessary for responsible development and deployment of genetically modified products, African countries should however be careful about imposing strict liability provisions that undermine advancement of biotech research and development, biotechnology and biosafety experts meeting in Pretoria, South Africa have cautioned. The preparatory meeting of delegates from 15 African [...]

INDIA: Birds Farming Go Bust in TN

The lucrative business of emu bird farming in Tamil Nadu that has attracted huge investors has gone bust. Cases are registered against farm owners for cheating a large number of investors in commercial rearing of the emu birds. As a result, there are over 40,000 emus birds have been left starving. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister [...]

Rio+20 Announcement: US Partners with CEOs to Reduce Deforestation Through Sustainable Agriculture

The US Government says within 100 days it will co-host, alongside companies of the Consumer Goods Forum, a Partnership Dialogue in Washington DC. This US Government announcement concerns companies of the Consumer Goods Forum, representing more than 400 companies and brands operating with combined annual revenues of over US$3.1 trillion, to support the Forum’s pledge [...]

Yes to Kilimo Kwanza: Tanzania’s Green Revolution, but for whose benefit?

Recently Tanzania’s President Jakaya Kikwete visited the US, as an invitee to the G8 summit, a group of the most powerful nations in the world. His visit has fuelled some debates with positive and negative views. A few days letter journalists were invited to the US Embassy in Dar es Salaam to receive good news [...]

Global Land Area Gross Primary Productivity

Source: NASA. Between 7-12 May, NL-Aid is enjoying a spring recess. From 13 May, you can read articles of our authors again. Untill that time, we have selected Youtube videos in which the strength of people is centered;). In this episode: Land Area Gross Primary Productivity. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Recommend on Facebook Tip [...]

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