US seeks to push Kenya, other African countries to adopt GM crops
A Trump administration official is visiting Africa this week to promote government acceptance of genetically engineered crops.
Peter Haas, a State Department trade-policy specialist, told a three-day biotechnology conference in South Africa that use of genetically modified organisms (GMO) in agriculture can help meet the continent’s food needs while also fostering improvements in human health.
Mr Haas is travelling next to Ethiopia to discuss adoption of GMO products with African Union officials at AU headquarters in Addis Ababa.
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