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Ugandan Parliament free to pass Biosafety Bill

Uganda’s Parliament is free to pass its Biosafety Bill.

Uganda Policy & Regulation

Nigeria drafts national agchems policy

Nigeria is to launch a national pesticide policy to address residues impacting produce exports.

Nigeria Policy & Regulation

Zambia lifts GMO import ban

Zambia has ended its import ban on genetically modified crop produce.

Zambia Policy & Regulation

Corteva opens west African hub in Morocco

DowDuPont's agricultural business, Corteva Agriscience, is to base its west African operations in Casablanca, Morocco.

Corteva Agriscience DowDuPont

Iran approves five GMOs for use in food

Iran has approved five genetically modified herbicide-tolerant soybean products for use in food.

Iran Input Traits

IITA submits dossier for GM starch yield cassava trials in Nigeria

The Nigerian National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has published an application dossier for confined trials of genetically modified cassava with increased starch yield.

Nigeria Output Traits

Nigeria approves GM cowpeas

Nigeria has granted approval for the commercial cultivation of genetically modified pod borers (Maruca vitrata)-resistant cowpeas (AAT709A).

Nigeria Insect Resistance

Nigerian authorities unveil Bt cowpeas

The Nigerian National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has unveiled genetically modified insect-resistant Bt cowpeas.

Nigeria Input Traits

Ugandan Parliament OKs amended GMO bill

The Ugandan Parliament has passed a bill that would facilitate the development and application of genetically modified crops in the country.

Uganda Output Traits

Nigeria approves Bt cotton

The Nigerian Ministry of Science and Technology has approved genetically modified insect-resistant Bt cotton.

Nigeria Input Traits

Tanzania bans GM crop trials

Tanzania has issued a ban on all trials on genetically modified crops.

Tanzania Policy & Regulation

Sth Africa rejects stacked HT/IR/drought-res GM maize

South African government has rejected an application for the commercial use of Bayer legacy company Monsanto’s triple stacked genetically modified herbicide-tolerant, insect-resistant and stress tolerant (MON87460xMON89034xNK603) maize.


South Africa Bayer Crop Science
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