In this GMO Alert, the African Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) shares information that the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Senzeni Zokwana, has in February 2017, granted Syngenta SA a commodity permit to import genetically modified (GM) maize that is genetically engineered for enhanced ethanol production for the agrofuels industry
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The Revised African Model Law on Biosafety and the African Biosafety Strategy". 15 July 2009.
ACB Objection to the commercial release of the Agricultural Research Council (ARC) genetically modified potato. September 2008.
The UN General Assembly has declared 2008 to be the 'international year of the potato'.
Bioethanol-Maize / Syngenta