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  1. Abstract,Journal of Agriculture and Allied Sciences, 2018 "The issue of GMOs is probably the best example of the scientific community not communicating well, science has treated the public as a large lecture hall. That puts people to sleep." ‘Dietram Scheufele’ Professor in Science Communication,...
     
  2. Abstract, Sustainability, 2018 Population growth, climate change, and increasing human impact on land and aquatic systems all pose significant challenges for current agricultural practices. Genetic engineering is a tool to speed up breeding for new varieties, which can help farmers and...
     
  3. Nigeria’s recent decision to sanction the growing of genetically engineered Bt cotton and Bt cowpeas could prove to be a watershed moment for the adoption of biotech breeding innovations across Africa. The nation has the largest economy in Africa and is the most populous nation on the continent....
     
  4. Abstract, Asian Biotechnology and Development Review, 2016 Changes in Earth’s climate at the end of the last ice age brought about seasonal conditions that favoured the cultivation of annual plants like wild cereals, helping to launch the agricultural revolution. Earth’s climate is changing...  
  5. E4C’s mission is to prepare, educate and activate the international engineering workforce to improve the quality of life of underserved communities around the world. We do this by providing resources and platforms that accelerate the development of impactful solutions and ensure public health and...  
  6. Abstract, Soil Systems, 2019 Land degradation, particularly soil erosion, is currently a major challenge for Nepal. With a high rate of population growth, subsistence-based rural economy, and increasingly intense rainfall events in the monsoon season, Nepal is prone to several forms of land...  
  7. BGR International (BGRI) is a registered Singapore charity that operates as a non-governmental organization meeting people’s needs around the world. We provide opportunities to volunteer and get involved in the lives of those in need around the world. We develop and provide effective methods of...
     
  8. With the Adaptive Contour Access Path (ACAP) our focus is: Enabling improved manual access to the crops. Enhancing the soil quality with nitrogen fixing plants – Arachis Pintoi. Let the microorganisms do their magic with the soil – Vetiver Grass. Reducing erosion on a micro and macro level....
     
  9. Sloping Agriculture Land Technology (SALT 1) Simple Agro-Livestock Technology (SALT 2) Sustainable Agroforest Land Technology (SALT 3) Small Agrofruit Livelihood Technology (SALT 4)
     
  10. Abstract, European Jounal of Soil Science, 2018 Land degradation in the form of soil erosion is a major problem in semiarid and arid regions. Understanding the processes and mechanisms affecting the generation of runoff and subsequent soil erosion in these regions is essential for the development...