Browsing: Dr. Vandana Shiva

The future of Kenya’s indigenous seeds hangs in the balance with a cabinet resolution lifting a decade-old ban on genetically modified organisms (GMOs). 

Lifting the ban comes at a time when Kenyan farmers have an ongoing court case challenging a law that criminalises sharing of indigenous seeds among themselves. Kenya’s agricultural sector is majorly smallholder with more than 80 per cent of all food production coming from this group.

Read: Government told to support small farmers instead of GMOs

The court case seeks to have amended the Seed and Plant Varieties Act Cap 326 of 2012 th...

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