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November 17, 2017
Agriculture

107 – Biotechnology in Bolivia

November 4, 2017 0

Bolivia shares farming similarities with other South American countries.  They have diverse land races and native crops that they wish to preserve. At the same time some wish to take advantage of modern genetic tools.  […]

Agriculture

106 – Food Security, Biotech, NGOs and Africa

October 28, 2017 3

  In today’s podcast we speak with science journalist and author Mark Lynas.  Mark has been a central figure in the discussion of biotechnology, particularly in regard to its role in ensuring food security in […]

Agriculture

105 – Biotech and Ugandan Food Security

October 21, 2017 4

Uganda is at an interesting precipice.  They have invested in biotech solutions to solve problems in their central food staples, namely the matooke.  The matooke is a starchy banana, and while a cornerstone of the […]

Agriculture

104 – Postharvest Solutions in Food Security

October 14, 2017 0

Simple solutions can sometimes have tremendous impacts.  In this episode Bret Rierson from the World Food Programme discusses a solution to enhancing food security in Africa and around the world.  Most African farmers are small […]