Mozambique: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Mozambique is now in a position to start research trials of Genetically Engineered (GE) agricultural crops, after the Council of Ministers approved amendments to the Biosafety Regulations at the end of 2014. For the 2016/17 planting season, the Water Efficient Maize for Africa (WEMA) project plans to begin its GE drought and insect resistant corn trial, after an approval was granted by the Mozambique government. Post visited the trial site in Chókwè, Gaza province, and found it ready for planting. 

Mozambique: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual