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Biosafety authority wants ban on GMO imports lifted

Kenya is expected to lift the ban on imports of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) in the next three months after the biosafety authority... Read more

Scientists allowed to release GMO seeds for field trials

The National Biosafety Authority (NBA) has allowed researchers to release Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) crop for field trials, marking a new... Read more

GM foods becoming a reality in Kenya

By Gilbert arap BorThis could be the big turning-point for biotechnology in agriculture: Deputy President William Ruto has announced that our... Read more

Lift GMO ban for food security, Kenyan MPs ask

By Kibiwott KorrosNAIROBI: MPs from seven committees have backed scientists and asked the Government to lift the ban on Genetically Modified... Read more

Kenya Has Capacity to Grow GMOs, Parliamentarians Say

Ten Kenyan parliamentarians drawn from various house committees have assured scientists of their support in biotech research. They said this after... Read more

Soko miller blames regulators for any GM maize in market

Thika-based Capwel Industries is challenging the authenticity of recent tests by the National Biosafety Authority, which last week claimed to have... Read more

Sixth chapter of OFAB launched in Burkina Faso

The Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology (OFAB) in October 2012 launched a sixth chapter in Burkina Faso. This is the first OFAB... Read more