Food and Agriculture Organization official urges Zambia to accept GM

Zambia has consistently expressed its official opposition to GM crops, but as elsewhere in Africa, the pressure to adopt them is relentless. FAO climate change expert Louis Bockel mainly used southern Africa’s increasingly unpredictable weather patterns to argue for why it was now particularly important for countries like Zambia to take a new look at GM technology. A few weeks before Bockel’s April call, an official of Zambia’s recently-elected ruling party reiterated the country’s continuing misgivings about gene-modified crops.

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