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October 20, 2020

Council for Scientific and Industries Research awaits approval for Ghana’s first GMO food crop, an insect-resistant cowpea (Graphic)

September 23, 2020

Burkina Faso renews commitment to GM crops with Bt cowpea

September 16, 2020

Ghana - Two GMO varieties of rice, cowpea developed at the University for Development Studies in Nyankpala (Modern Ghana)

August 21, 2020

Five-year plan for driving grain legume and dryland cereals seed delivery systems through commodity value chains

August 18, 2020

Scientists further cowpea research--boosting canopy CO2 assimilation, water-use efficiency

June 9, 2020

Rewiring plant reproduction for higher seed yields in sorghum and cowpea

June 1, 2020

Drought tolerant crops: Zambia, Iinternational Atomic Energy Agency and FAO help Zambia improve production and farmers' income

May 22, 2020

Cowpea: A tolerant, unfailing friend

Pulse champions and smart seed innovations boost farmers’ incomes and resilience

May 11, 2020

West Africa - 2020 forecast predicts a shortage of certified maize, sorghum, millet, cowpea, and groundnuts seeds (CORAF)

May 8, 2020

COVID-19 may stall Nigeria’s rollout of GMO cowpea

April 28, 2020

Brasil - Benefícios da utilização de sementes de feijão-caupi de alta qualidade

March 16, 2020

How wasps are used to control the destructive cowpea pest Maruca vitrata

March 2, 2020

Nigeria - Benue State cowpea farmers hail Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi's research on improved variety (Daily Trust)

February 21, 2020

Ghana - University of Cape Coast launches new, improved varieties of cowpea

February 11, 2020

GMO cowpea: Ishiyaku’s ‘10-year slow walk journey’

February 3, 2020

Nigeria has given a new GM cowpea variety the go ahead - Why it matters (ICIR)

January 30, 2020

Nigeria okays new GM cowpea variety – Why it matters (The Wire)

January 28, 2020

Nigeria has given a new GM cowpea variety the go ahead. Why it matters (The Conversation)

January 13, 2020

Nigeria gears up for two GMO crops in the 2020 planting season

December 18, 2019

Nigeria commercializes pod borer resistant cowpea, its first GM food crop

December 15, 2019

Nigeria commercializes first transgenic food crop, a pod borer resistant cowpea variety

November 21, 2019

Ghana’s parliament gives GMO crops a boost

September 9, 2019

This crop is helping us understand humanity’s nomadic past — and prepare for a hotter, drier future - Researchers turn to cowpea DNA to explore and improve the climate resilience of the globally important crop (Ensia)

April 23, 2019

Namibian farmers introduced to new cowpea and sorghum crop varieties (New Era Live)

March 27, 2019

Nigeria - Pod borer resistant (PBR) cowpea: providing solution to farmers' plight (Leadership Newspaper)

March 10, 2019

Nigeria - Commercial release of pod borer resistant cowpea (III) (Leadership Newspaper)

March 3, 2019

Nigeria - Commercial release of pod borer resistant cowpea (II) (Leadership Newspaper)

February 25, 2019

Nigeria approves genetically modified, pod borer resitant cowpea for environmental release

February 15, 2019

The genetic improvement of cowpea: develop high-yielding varieties (Open Access Government)



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