Zim opens GMO testing lab

HARARE, September 13 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s National Biotechnology Authority (NBA) on Wednesday opened the country’s first laboratory to test imports for Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). The southern African nation has maintained a ban on GMOs citing health concerns. Officially opening the laboratory, Higher and… Read More

Biotech authority wants GMO ban on cotton lifted

HARARE, August 5 (The Source) Zimbabwe’s scientific research authority on Tuesday asked Parliament to push for a genetically modified cotton crop to improve the country’s dwindling output. National Biotechnology Authority chief executive officer Jonathan Mufandaedza told a parliamentary portfolio committee on lands and agriculture that… Read More