Kenyan scientists want ban lifted on GMO imports

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A group of scientists want the speedy lifting of a ban on importation of Genetically Modified (GM) foods.

Outlawing GM imports, the scientists attending the African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) 10th anniversary at the ILRI Campus in Nairobi said, had slowed down research on alternative food production techniques.

The ban, they added, was sending wrong signals to donors and other development partners over the government’s commitment to biotechnology. Some are reluctant to fund an area that lacks political good will.

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