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Why efforts to capture African food systems with GM technologies should be resisted – Study

Genome editing

A recent briefing paper has emphasised reasons why attempts to corrupt and capture African food systems with the latest GM technologies and their products should be passionately rejected, resisted and opposed. Gene editing in human Titled “Genome editing – The next GM techno fix doomed to fail: Regulatory issues and threats for Africa”, the paper underlined the need for such ...

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Biodiversity centre raises concerns on GM COVID-19 vaccine trials for South Africa

Dr Matshidiso Moeti

The African Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) has expressed concern over the planned trials of a genetically modified (GM) vaccine on COVID-19 in South Africa, demanding for transparency in the entire process as well as public hearing. Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa ACB made a submission to the Registrar of GMOs in South Africa, following an application made by ...

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