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Africa biotech setback: Tanzania suspends GM crop research, ending trials of insect-resistant corn and virus-resistant cassava

Gerald Kitabu | 
Agriculture minister Prof Adolf Mkenda made the announcement on [January 12] at the Tanzania Agricultural Research Institute (TARI) Mikocheni centre ...

Tanzania to begin confined trials of drought, pest resistant GMO maize

Daniel Semberya | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. At last Tanzanian scientists ...

Tanzanian farmers push for GM Bt cotton approval now

Prosper Makene | 
The Tanzania Cotton Board (TCB) is advocating cultivation of GMO in the country stressing that not allowing to do so ...

GMO debate rages in Tanzania

Some people talk against genetically modified (GM) products, particularly food, as if it’s a matter of choice between evil and ...

Preventing hunger: Biotechnology can only help

Daniel Semberya | 
If African countries can’t plant genetically modified crops to produce more and healthier food, vulnerable populations will be at risk, ...

Tanzania developing drought tolerant hybrid seeds

Gerald Kitabu | 
On January 10, the Water Efficient Maize for Africa (WEMA) project in Tanzania, in collaboration with the Commission for Science ...

Tanzania: Farmers eagerly await a change in law to start planting GM cotton

Prosper Makene | 
The [Tanzanian] government has been advised to allow cotton farmers in the country to use Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in ...

Tanzania farmers should have the freedom to choose to embrace technology

Angel Navuri | 
Tanzania farmers, whose knowledge on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is very limited, should not be forced to embrace it, but ...
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Adopting biotechnology to save cassava crops in Tanzania

Gerald Kitabu | 
In a recent interview with Nyinondi Philbert, a leader in Tanzanian agriculture, an IPP Media reporter learns about the important ...

Tanzania: Formerly anti-GMO journalist Mark Lynas speaks out in favor of crop biotech

James-Shani Mpinga | 
“In my view the controversy over GMOs represents one of the greatest science communications failures of the past half-century,” [Lynas] ...

Africa: The next frontier for GM crops?

Recent forecasts indicate that the current century could be the hungriest on record, with the global population estimated to increase ...
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