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

Kenya on [July 17] announced plans to start commercial growing of Bt cotton, or genetically modified (GM) cotton. Charles Waturu, ...
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Zambia increases GMO imports after assessment shows ‘products safe for consumption’

Zambia's regulator of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) on [July 8] announced that it has allowed some companies to import products ...
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Speedy conclusion to US-China ‘trade tensions’ could foster farming innovation

Xu Jing, Yang Shilong | 
It would be a timely piece of good news for American farmers if the United States and China could reach ...
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US Roundup-cancer trials spur glyphosate import ban in Vietnam

Vietnam has banned the import of glyphosate-containing herbicides after a U.S. court ruled that a weed killer, produced and sold ...
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Bayer-Monsanto merger reflects larger trends in global agrochemical industry

Philipp Requat | 
The progress of the Bayer-Monsanto mega-takeover, which [recently] secured regulatory approval from European Union (EU) competition authorities, is only the ...
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Genetically modified livestock in Africa: Kenya hopes to become animal biotech research leader

Kenya is on its way to start using genetically modified (GM) animals in research, an official said.... Dorington Ogoyi, Acting ...
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African Seed Trade Association announces support for GMOs

Peter Mutai | 
A continental seed body on Friday [Nov. 17] supported the coexistence of genetically modified (GMO) seeds and conventional ones. The ...
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Kenyan GMO task force to oversee commercial rollout of Bt insect-resistant cotton

[On October 11th, Kenya] unveiled a national task force to oversee the commercialization of genetically modified cotton in the next ...
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Kenya’s leading scientists urge government to approve GMO corn

Ejidiah Wangui | 
[Kenya’s] leading scientists have written to the National Biosafety Authority (NBA) seeking permission to release the first ever Genetically Modified ...
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Norway mulling approval of gene-edited salmon that can’t reproduce with wild fish

Gu Liping | 
The Norwegian Biotechnology Council is considering whether to approve the method of producing genetically modified type of salmon... The method, ...

GMO maize expected to be commercialized in Kenya in 2018

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Insect-resistant Genetically Modified (GM) ...

China increasing support of GMO research, public education

Research and commercialization of genetically modified organisms (GMO) are expected to gain momentum in China after years of GM crop ...

China’s GM crop production drops in 2014 amid safety concerns

China's genetically modified (GM) crop planting areas declined in 2014 amid heated discussions over safety concerns, a study revealed on ...