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

Although the production area of Genetically Engineered (GE) crops in South Africa decreased in 2015 to approximately 2.3 million hectares, from 2.9 million hectares in 2014, due to a severe drought...
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Kenya: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Bt corn and Bt cotton will likely be the first ever genetically modified crops to be cultivated in Kenya if the National Biosafety Authority (NBA) approves applications submitted...
Since January 2014, the Burkinabe National Biosafety Agency (NBA) has been converting the status of the organization to a technical and scientific public institution (EPSET) for greater autonomy.