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Mauritian fruit fly war

At the island’s new irradiator facility, Sterile Insect Technique (SIT) is used to suppress reproduction in this pest. SIT involves rearing and irradiating large...

Stellar year for Dutch agricultural exporters

Dutch agricultural exports reached record levels in 2015, according to the Netherlands national statistics office, CBS. 

Monsanto rejects Bayer’s take-over bid, but leaves window open

A new global seed and pesticide giant may be on the rise after German drug and chemical giant, Bayer, recently offered US biotechnology company, Monsanto US$62 billion in a take-over bid.

AB InBev and SAB Miller one step closer to merger

The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has granted exchange control approval for the proposed merger of Anheuser-Busch (AB) InBev and SABMiller.

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