With GMOs, we can easily feed ourselves

Farmer Moffat Marende at his maize farm in Uasin Gishu County. Kenya needs to take advantage of genetic technology to become food sufficient. FILE PHOTO | JARED NYATAYA |

What you need to know:

  • Ill-advised ban on GMOs by minister has seen Kenya lag behind other African states in food production.
  • It’s time for us to stop falling behind everybody else.

As Africa falls behind the rest of the world on agricultural technology, Kenya is falling behind the rest of Africa, a group of scientists in Nairobi has warned.

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