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‘Fear of the unknown’ prevents African adoption of GM crops, says African ag group

| | September 11, 2013

Widespread opposition to genetically modified (GM) crops in Africa has been described as a farce, based on fear of the unknown, by an African agriculture organisation chaired by former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan.

The report, published by the Alliance for the Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), calls the anti-GM argument a ‘farce,’ alluding to the vast numbers of safety tests genetically engineered products have been subjected to.

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