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GM Maize in SA

Fact sheet

Genetically modified maize in South Africa

Genetically modified (GM) maize is big business globally. In 2011, farmers grew about 51 million hectares of GM maize.

ACB's objection to GA21 x Bt 11


As usual, we have only been furnished with information that the developers deem to be 'non-confidential', so crucial data required to make a thorough independent assessment is missing. Excluded information included details of test data specific to South African growing conditions.

GM Crops for Africa? No Thanks!


?Most African countries, like many other poor countries cannot advance GM crop research because their national policies or regulatory systems are not prepared to deal with safety requirement for approving general use.?