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Why Parliament should revisit GMO Bill

President Yoweri Museveni in his objection letter to the GMO Bill pointed out inadequacy in safety provisions relating with food security and people’s...

Why GMOs have no place in Africa

Manipulating genetic material through genetic engineering creates genes that do not occur in nature or through traditional cross-breeding methods

Researchers seek permission to set up permanent...

NBC is a state organ mandated to regulate all research activities in plants, diseases like it is for malaria and GMO mosquitos, including the issuance...

GMOs: A good law will boost agricultural...

I am specifically referring to the proposed strict liability clause which seeks to criminalise — without finding fault —scientists who are simply carrying...

GMOs are safe, says US biotech expert

A 2014 Pew poll showed that 88% of scientists in the US and only 37% of ordinary people believed GMOs were safe.

Lack of Bio safety Bill affects farmers,...

Researchers say they have cassava varieties that are resistant to cassava brown streak using GMO technology, but are still in confined field trials because...

Parliamentary committee report dares smallholder...

Once the Government, through its relevant legal agencies release GMOs to farmers, no farmer should be criminalised for using them

Is Uganda ready for GMOs?

Several African countries have experimented with GMOs with limited success for example Bt cotton in Burkina Faso

Go organic to beat drought - minister

Helping smallholders to improve farm productivity of traditional foods can contribute to lifting the rural poor out of poverty, according to experts.

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