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Viewpoint: Undue precaution—‘Achilles heel’ blocking expansion of biotech crops in Africa

Viewpoint: Undue precaution—‘Achilles heel’ blocking expansion of biotech crops in Africa

Francis Nangayo | 
The application of GM technology is hailed as a major success in countries such as Argentina, Brazil, China, India, the ...
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Disease-resistant GMO cassava developed by Kenyan scientists moves closer to approval

Zeynab Wandati | 
Cassava farmers are about five years away from accessing disease-resistant genetically modified varieties, currently being tested in specific locations around ...
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Kenyan government projects 50,000 jobs if drought and pest-resistant GMO cotton approved

George Omondi | 
President Uhuru Kenyatta [of Kenya] is betting on mass production of genetically modified cotton to create 50,000 jobs and generate ...
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Uganda’s president declines to sign GMO bill into law

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has declined to sign into law a bill on the development and application of genetically modified ...
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Kenya approves field trials for disease-resistant GMO bananas

Zeynab Wandati | 
The National Biosafety Authority has approved field tests for genetically modified bananas, moving the country closer to accepting growing and ...

Kenya: Should decisions on GMO maize field trials be made by politicians or experts?

Health minister Cleopa Mailu’s decision to keep on hold the planned trials of genetically modified (GM) maize on the basis ...

Field trials of GMO maize in Kenya delayed by bureaucratic impasse

Gerald Andae | 
The controversy over Kenya’s plan to release Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) for field tests deepened yesterday after the Agriculture ministry ...
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As Kenya prepares to lift ban on GMOs, critics say biotech crops aren’t only option to improve production

Dorothy Kweyu | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion, and analysis. The debate sparked by ...

In Kenya, GMO ban casts shadow over biotech research and education

Sandra Chao-Blasto | 
University lecturers have said the ban on genetically modified materials has caused many students to opt out of biotechnology courses ...

Facing threatened food security, Kenyan officials recommend lifting ban on GMOs

Gerald Andae | 
Due to low harvests and bans on imported grains from surrounding countries, government officials are urging the Kenyan government to ...
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