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Peru promulgates GMO moratorium law

Peru has promulgated its ten-year moratorium on the import and production of genetically modified crops. Law 29811 establishes the government ban with the President’s assent, along with the Ministers of Agriculture, Production, the Economy and the Environment. The President approved it earlier this year, following Parliament’s vote in favour of a suspension in GM crop use ( Agrow No 631, p 15). The law includes the creation of a biotechnology and competitive development programme under the leadership of the Ministry of Agriculture’s national institute of agricultural innovation, the INIA. The programme’s key task will be “to stimulate biotechnology in native genetic resources in order to gain competitive conservation and development in economic, social and scientific affairs”, the Ministry notes. It will “seek strategic partnerships to create investment conditions for developing biotechnology, while promoting responsible use of modern biotechnology”.

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