In a totally unexpected move, the newly appointed Tanzania Agricultural Minister, Prof Adolf Mkenda, in mid-January 2021 announced the cancellation of research trials involving genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the country and the decision to put in place extra biosafety scrutiny of imported genetically modified (GM) seed.
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We are pleased to share with you the second discussion paper in our “Multiple Shocks in Africa Series”, Neo-colonial economies and ecologies, smallholder farmers and multiple shocks: The case of cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
ACB’s objection to commodity clearance of Corteva’s MON 89034 x TC1507 x MIR16
Key Issues emerging from the dialogue between CSOs and SADC, African governments
Transition to agroecology urgently needed
Reflections midway through a tumultuous year
Greetings from the ACB! We are happy to share with you our first newsletter. The onset of the Covid-19 pandemic and ensuing flux has led to deep reflection, as we grapple with how to meet unprecedented challenges. And through the stringent lockdown, our
Coming on the heels of the publication of the UN’s State of Food Security and Nutrition (SOFI) report presenting the global hunger and food insecurity figures, the Global Network for the Right to Food and Nutrition (GNRtFN) releases its 2020 State of the Right to Food and Nutrition Report, which the ACB supports.
ACB’s Executive Director Mariam Mayet looks back at the first half of the year
In a film by Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung, ACB research and advocacy officer Sabrina Masinjila talks about the corporate capture of seeds and how laws favour hybrid seeds and not farmers who care for indigenous seeds.