Tanzania Government allows the importation of Genetic Engineered (GE) products from United States and other countries that meets national standards.
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Ghana: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

The application for commercial release of Ghana’s first genetically engineered (GE) product - Bt cowpea is now ready to be submitted to the National Biosafety Authority (NBA) for approval....
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Kenya: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

The first planting of Bt. Cotton for commercialization in Kenya is planned for the start of the long rains season, which is expected in March or April 2020.
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South Africa: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

South Africa has a robust and experienced regulatory system for genetically engineered (GE) products which started with the publication of its “GMO” act in 1997.
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South Africa: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

The production area of genetically engineered (GE) corn, soybean and cotton in South Africa is estimated at around 2.7 million hectares.
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South Africa: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

The production area of Genetically Engineered (GE) corn, soybean and cotton in South Africa increased to 2.7 million hectares in 2016, a 17 percent increase....
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Mozambique: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Mozambique has planted the first field trial of Genetically Engineered (GE) corn in the Chókwè District of Gaza Province in the southern part of the country....
On May 18, 2017, the South African Ministry of Health invited further comments or inputs on the Draft Regulations relating to maximum levels of metals in foodstuffs.
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Kenya: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Kenya’s progress in agricultural biotechnology has suffered a setback after the National Assembly’s Agriculture committee recommended that a new food safety law...
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Senegal: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

On July, 26, 2016, The President of Cote d’Ivoire announced the implementation of the national biosafety law adopted by the parliament on July 1, 2016.
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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...
On December 5, 2016, the Registrar of the GMO Act informed stakeholders that all corn Genetically Engineered (GE) events that have been causing asynchrony with the United States have been approved...