Zambia's stance on GM technology
Women farmers in Zambia
In this article, David Simpson looks at how Zambia is trying to weigh up the possible benefits and risks of GM technologies.
He reports that Zambia does not have adequate scientific knowledge, laboratory facilities or trained individuals to carry out trials comparable with other nations, and that capacity building is therefore a priority.
Link to David Simpson's feature in The Lowdown
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