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May 9th, 2015 / Coast Week, Kenya

thumb.aspxScientists meeting in Nairobi have urged the government to lift the ban that was imposed on the importation of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in 2012. The Open Forum for Agricultural Biotechnology in Africa (OFAB) said that the ban has slowed down the momentum that Kenya has built in agricultural research. “Other East African countries are proceeding at full speed to commercialize a number of crops while Kenya’s progress has stalled,” says OFAB Kenya Chapter Programming Committee Dr Margaret Karembu. Read more