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Changing Seed and Plant Variety Protection Laws in Tanzania - Implications for Farmer-Managed Seed Systems and Smallholder Farmers

Report
Summary of report

Seed legislation is under review in Tanzania with a view to changing this in order to further expand the role of the private sector in the commercial seed sector. This law reform is mainly targeted at the seed marketing laws (Seed Act of 2003 and its regulations of 2007) and revision of its Plant Breeder’s Rights legislation.

#GlyphosateMustFall

Publication

The South African government needs to ban the use of glyphosate in our food system with immediate effect.

Appeal Board rejects GM potatoes for South Africa

Press release

The African Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) welcomes the recent decision made by the Minister of Agriculture, Water Affairs and Fisheries and an Appeal Board rejecting the commercialisation of genetically modified (GM) potatoes in South Africa.

ACB to battle SA Govt., Monsanto over controversial GM 'drought tolerant' maize

Media
Press release
Objection

The African Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) has on 7th August 2015, lodged an appeal to Agriculture, Water Affairs and Forestry Minister Senzeni Zokwana, against the general release approval of Monsanto’s genetically modified (GM) maize, MON87460 granted by the Executive Council (EC): GMO Act.