East African scientists defend work on GM

Scientists in East Africa have launched a campaign to defend their work on genetic modification.

The scientists say it is time they spoke out against the anti GMO campaigns, by activists who claim genetically modified foods are harmful to humans and that they are used by big agribusiness firms to control global seed markets and farmers around the world.

“If they don’t want us to use genetic modification to get better crop varieties, what alternative do they have for us?” asked Erostus Nsubuga, the chief executive officer of AGT Laboratories.

Other scientists echoed similar sentiments.

Read the full, original story here: “East African scientists defend work on GMOs” 

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