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Uganda’s GMO biosafety bill ensuring ‘no dangers’ likely to pass after embrace of president’s proposed changes

Moses Kyeyune | 
Legislators on the Parliamentary Committee on Science, Technology and Innovation have changed their positions on the GMO Bill and considered ...
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Ugandan farmer: Politicians should listen to country’s farmers, give us access to GMO crops

Emma Naluyima | 
Genetically Modified Organisms, also known as GMOs, remain one of the most hotly debated topics in agriculture both locally and ...
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Viewpoint: Anti-science activists beware—Uganda’s president knows GMO crops are good for farmers

Michael Ssali | 
We came to learn about a month ago that [Ugandan] President [Yoweri] Museveni had referred the Biotechnology and Bio-safety Bill ...
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Blight-resistant GMO potatoes could reduce pesticide use in Uganda

Isaac Ongu | 
Uganda is steadily progressing towards having a potato that will not require chemical spraying. ... According to Dr Alex Barekye, ...
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Ugandan anti-GMO activists applaud President Museveni’s rebuke of bill authorizing GMOs

Ephraim Kasozi | 
Civil society activists have backed President Museveni for rejecting to assent to the Biosafety Bill 2017, saying the move saved ...
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Uganda ponders gene-edited crops to avoid restrictive GMO regulations

Lominda Afedraru | 
Scientists globally... are engaged in plant breeding using genetic modification methods where a gene from a different plant is identified ...
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Uganda promotes new drought tolerant, disease resistant maize varieties

Shiffa Kulanyi | 
Earlier this year, the Ministry of Agriculture , Animal Industry and Fisheries (Maaif) released four new maize varieties. It was ...

Crop losses due to disease cost Uganda hundreds of millions, biotech could help

Michael Ssali | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Due to climate change ...

Ugandan biotech students express concern over delay in passing biotechnology bill

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Dear Mr Matia Kasaija, ...
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Ugandan scientists develop wilt resistant GMO banana, field trials this year

Alfred Tumushabe | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Crop scientists at National ...

To streamline commercialiazation, Uganda considering unique system for regulating GMOs

Lominda Afedraru | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Biotechnology is one of ...

Uganda progresses in ag biotech research but lags behind in implementation

Michael Ssali | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Kenya is about to ...

East African countries face harsh biosafety restrictions in expanding gene editing research

Lominda Afedraru | 
For scientists across the globe in agricultural value chain to counteract the upcoming challenges likely to be faced by factors ...

What Brazil can teach Uganda about GMO crops

Peter Wamboga-Mugirya | 
Brazil presents a suitable example to learn from in adoption, processing and export of Genetically Modified (GM) crops and products, ...

USAID, University of California partnering to develop rice strains compatible with challenging African climate, soil

Lominda Afedraru | 
Rice is a staple food in many African countries and constitutes a major part of the diet in many others ...

Why do we trust science but not GMO crops?

Michael J. Ssali | 
Our daily lives are quite used to scientific innovations that we trust and use—mobile phone, radio, television, electricity, and even ...

Uganda’s GMO products ready for release in 2016 with no law yet in place

Lominda Afedraru | 
In this quest for improved varieties with the capacity to give high yields and other desired attributes such as drought ...

Why Africa should embrace crop biotechnology

Isaac Ongu | 
Uganda passed a Biotechnology and Biosafety Policy in 2008 and later drafted and tabled Biotechnology and Biosafety Bill which is ...
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African scientists engineering genetically modified livestock vaccines

Lominda Afedraru | 
Agricultural scientists in different parts of Africa have been engaged in application of biotechnology mainly for developing improved crop varieties ...

Farmer’s diary: The biotech debate and our challenges

Michael Ssali | 
The following is an excerpt. You could have read Nassib Mugwanya’s article, Are GMOs really the threat? in Seeds of ...

Ugandan farmer’s diary: The biotech debate and our challenges

Michael Ssali | 
The following is an excerpt. The legalisation of biotechnology is not to outlaw organic farming, which is to sustain soil ...

Fears about GMOs among some Ugandans unfounded

Isaac Ongu | 
The following is an excerpt. GMO is ... one of the options that should be adopted to quicken the process ...

Ugandans need law that bans GMOs, not promotes them

Ellady Muyambi | 
The following is an excerpt. I was compelled to write this article after learning that the government passed the National ...

A Ugandan farmer’s diary: Biotechnology and the future of farming

Michael J. Ssali | 
The following is an excerpt. For years we have been waiting for a law governing the use of biotechnology products, ...

Uganda must beware of GM foods

Frederick Kawooya | 
 The government of Uganda is in final stages of introducing Genetically Modified (GM) crops in the country as a quick ...