Africa warned against strict laws against biotech research, development

While realistic liability and redress provisions are necessary for responsible development and deployment of genetically modified products, African countries should however be careful about imposing strict liability provisions that undermine advancement of biotech research and development, biotechnology and biosafety experts meeting in Pretoria, South Africa have cautioned. The preparatory meeting of delegates from 15 African [...]

Kenyan MPs demand GM crop products urgently

Technology-savvy Kenyan members of Parliament have Thursday demanded biotechnology products from the scientists to allow Kenyans to begin reaping benefits. Speaking during the launch of a report on Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/GM Crops:2011 in Nairobi, Professor Ayiecho Olweny,Muhoroni Member of parliament and Assistant Minister for Education said there are huge benefits of GM crops [...]

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