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Biotechnology in Zambia

On November 24 2016, the National Biosafety Authority (NBA) organized a one day workshop to sensitize government officials and other stakeholders on key provisions of the Biosafety Act and the role of the National Biosafety Agency. The workshop was also intended to shed a little light on the subject of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) –a subject which has been greatly misunderstood in Zambia due to various divergent views held by different interest groups and the general public in Zambia. Read more ...