Kenya’s ban on GM foods is a big blow to biotech research

| December 3, 2012 |
Research institutions, Universities and consumers are biggest losers in a new directive by the Government to ban trade and importation of genetically modified foods (GMOs), experts say.

Research institutions, Universities and consumers are biggest losers in a new directive by the Government to ban trade and importation of genetically modified foods (GMOs), experts say.

Moi, Kenyatta, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) and Nairobi universities have been laying foundation for biotechnology studies. For instance, Kenyatta University had review existing biochemistry and biotechnology programs to take advantage of recent legislation passed by the Government in support of GMOs.

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