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Uganda makes sudden u-turn against genetically modified crops

Kampala, Uganda Science & Environment January 5 @ 3:10pm

Uganda's president Yoweri Museveni has refused to sign a bill to allow commercial production of genetically modified crops arguing that GMs threaten the existence of indigenous crops and he questioned the monopoly patent rights given to seed producers.

Ugandan is on the record for having the most GM crops being tried by scientists in Africa.

in 2017, Parliament passed the bill to allow growing of GMOs after more than five years of debate.

GMs are controversial across the world
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