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Christians

Ghana’s Christian leaders kick against GMO

Christian leaders in Ghana have kicked against the introduction of genetically modified (GM) crops, with some urging government to halt its introduction into the...
Anti Gmo

Agric Minister Say Ghana Doesn’t Need GMOs

Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, Minister for Food and Agriculture, (MOFA) Wednesday stated that Ghana does not need Genetically Modified foods because it can rely...
Gmo

NBA Says GM Crops Can Address Ghana’s Fall Armyworms Situation

Mr Eric Amaning Okoree, Chief Executive Officer, National Biosafety Authority (NBA) says genetically modified (GM) crops have a high potential of controlling the fall...
GMO

Scientist Claims GMO Foods are Good for Consumption

The attention of Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) has been drawn to a publication on Tuesday, 24 October, 2017 by the Ghanaian Times, in which...
GMO

Researchers believe GM maize may well save Kenya some $90million

Water Efficient Maize for Africa (WEMA) project leader, Murenga Mwimali, told an agricultural forum in Nairobi that Kenya loses about 13 percent of its...
Agriculture

Ghana Must Say Yes to Genetically Modified Foods – Professor

He said it was time the country ignored the “wild” stories about the technology and adopted it to produce more food cheaply to eliminate...

Farmers must not be denied their livelihood over GMO

INTRODUCTION The introduction to test, propagate, cultivate and grow genetically modified seed (GM) into the natural organic food system can be likened to a situation...
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Inherent war on combating Zika virus raise mixed reactions

Few companies have received as much attention in recent weeks as Oxitec, a British biotechnology company that breeds genetically modified (GM) insects to combat...

Kenya to start planting GMO cotton

The National Biosafety Authority (NBA) said the application to accept the seeds in the market follows several years of laboratory, greenhouse and confined field...
GMO Crops

Kenyan scientists seek commercial release of GM Maize variety

Kenya's agriculture scientists have made official application to the National Biosafety Authority (NBA) for the commercial release of a Genetically Modified (GM) maize variety...

Seed producer call on govt. to institute policy

Ghana urgently needs a policy to promote the production of improved hybrid seeds for the agricultural sector to thrive, Mr Ben Kemetse, a farmer...
Gmo

Who Is Who: Biotech And GM Crops Debate?

The introduction of biotech in agriculture/genetically modified (GM) crops has sparked a loud global debate. The debate is about the safety, among others, of...