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BT Cotton Opportunity

Local players unhappy with govt’s shelving of biotechnology law Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | When confined field trials for insect-resistant and herbicide-tolerant BT cotton started at the National Semi Arid Resources Research Institute (NaSARRI) with support from the US-based Monsanto in 2006, researchers thought farmers would no longer worry of …

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UBBC asks parliament to pass GMO bill

The Uganda Biotechnology and Bio safety Consortium (UBBC) has called on Parliament to pass the GMO bill  before its expiry this month. “There is no technology without side effects, neither have I had anyone dying of genetically modified goods. All we want is a regulatory system to measure what is …

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