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Health rights advocates sue Kenya for lifting ban on GMOs

Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | Health rights advocates have dragged the Kenyan Government to the East African Court of Justice for lifting the ban on the use of Genetically Modified Organisms-GMOs. The lawsuit was filed by the Center for Food and Adequate Living Rights- CEFROHT, a human organization that promotes …

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Legislators moot law prohibiting GMOs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of legislators are mooting a plan to introduce a bill prohibiting Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). The move follows the recent approval by the Kenyan Cabinet to lift the 2012 moratorium, that restricted the importation or open cultivation of GMO crops. The decision made …

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GMO regulations in the offing – NEMA

NEMA is spearheading the development of GMO regulations to operationalize section 63 of the NEMA Act, 2019 Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Environmental Management Authority-NEMA says its drafting regulations for genetically modified organisms-GMOs with the aim of operationalizing sections of the NEMA Act, 2019. The NEMA Executive Director, Dr. …

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Former Minister Buturo hits proponents over GMO comments

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The former minister for Ethics and Integrity, James Nsaba Buturo has criticized United States Ambassador Deborah Malac for allegedly meddling into Uganda’s internal affairs. The Bufumbira East MP yesterday addressed a Press Conference at Parliament together with Kumi Municipality MP Silas Aogon on the …

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