In an article
in Tanzania’s The Citizen
, B4FA media fellow Polycarp Machira suggests that Africa is being drawn into a US/EU disagreement on the adoption of GMO’s in African countries. Machira notes the importance of African policymakers and scientists deciding for themselves the most appropriate course to take, describing a recent Tanzanian example in which policymakers debated and ultimately passed a new law related to plant breeding.
Bernie Jones, Director of Journalism for B4FA said “B4FA Media Fellow Polycarp Machira in Tanzania has reported on such an interesting angle of the issue. I hope it will continue to stimulate discussion in Tanzania and internationally”.