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Uganda seeks ways to manage the regulation of biotechnology

Left: A scientist explains biotechnology research to a group of visitors at Namulonge research institute. As the research progress, the best way... Read more

Delay to accept GM technology not good for us

Finally, our neighbour, Kenya, is set to lift the ban on imports of genetically modified (GM) food crops by the end of this month, according to... Read more

Science council okays GM maize trials

Approval for trials of genetically modified (GM) maize has been granted by the Uganda National Council for Science and Technology, Daily Monitor... Read more

Uganda's First Field Observation of GM Potato Shows Extreme Resistance to Late Blight

The first field trial of genetically modified (GM) potatoes resistant to potato blight conducted in Uganda from October 2015 to January 2016 has... Read more

Biotechnology will 'increase Uganda’s GDP'

KAMPALA - Uganda’s economy will make economic strides when Uganda embraces biotechnology, says Fred Omach, the minister of state for general... Read more

ActionAid: The charity spreading 'groundless' fears over GM

Exclusive: Independent investigation reveals how African farmers are warned of cancer threat that ‘doesn’t exist’

Donors to one of Britain’... Read more

Uganda: FAO Warns Against Genetically Modified Foods

The food and agriculture organization (FAO) of the United Nations has warned Uganda against the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) to... Read more

Opposition thaws for GM crops in Africa

By contrast, the African continent is overcoming its initial apprehensions about GM crops, prompted by skepticism in the European export... Read more