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Bolivian court dismisses legal challenge to GMO rules, a victory over ‘ridiculous’ arguments, farm group says

After almost 10 hours of hearings, arguments, and counterarguments, the First Constitutional Chamber denied the appeal of Popular Action brought ...
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Bolivia accelerates GMO crop approvals to bolster national food supply, export industries

Interim President Jeanine Añez of Bolivia issued a Supreme Decree authorizing the National Biosafety Committee to speed up the evaluation ...
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Bolivian farmers reject activist opposition to GMO seed approvals, expecting crops yields to triple

The Federation of Peasant Workers of Cochabamba (FTCC) announced its discontent against the use of transgenic seeds promoted by the ...
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Facing weak yields and poor weather, Bolivian farmers demand access to new GMO seeds

Facing declining yields and inclement weather, smallholder farmers in Bolivia are asking the government to approve of the use of ...

Bolivia green lights drought-tolerant GMO soy field trials, following 2-million-ton decline in production

The transitional government of President Jeanine Áñez approved the technical evaluation of soybeans – event HB4 – in response to ...

Bolivia expects up to 30% yield increase following 2021 release of new GMO soy

Following government approval of two new transgenic soybean traits, Bolivia's oil sector expects to see approximately 30 percent yield increases, ...
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15 surprising GMO and gene-edited crop advances underway in South and Central America

Latin America is a vital region in the global production of genetically modified (GM) crops, with Brazil and Argentina ranked ...
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Talking Biotech: A former skeptic’s struggle to bring GMO crops to Bolivia

Educator Cecilia Gonzalez: Bolivia has had to import GMO corn from Argentina due to crop failures. Insect-resistant Bt crops could ...

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