Kenya to commercialize GMO Bt cotton by November 2019, official says

women picking cotton
Image: Hussein Abdullahi/Kenya News Agency

Kenya on [July 17] announced plans to start commercial growing of Bt cotton, or genetically modified (GM) cotton.

Charles Waturu, Principal Investigator of GM cotton project, said that the government is expected to release the Bt cotton seeds to 1,000 demonstration sites in all parts of cotton growing areas by November.

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