Ghana approves first GE crops for trials

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Ghana’s Biosafety Bill was given Presidential assent to become law, after it has been in Parliament for four years. The Law  will enable Ghana to allow the application of biotechnology in food crop production involving Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) to enter the food production.

According to Ghana’s Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology, the country has approved four crops to undergo GMO confined field trials (CFTs).

Read the full story here:  Ghana approves first crops to undergo GMO confined field trials

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