Latest Second generation GM technologies Resources

What Does Synthetic Biology Mean for Africa? – An Africa Regional Briefing publication produced by ETC, Third Word Network and The African Centre for Biodiversity

Huge technical advances in molecular biology and big data biology are leading us towards a ‘forth industrial revolution’ with the ongoing development of novel genetic engineering techniques being reviewed by the UN Conventions for Biological Diversity, under the term ‘synthetic biology’. Such techniques are widening the scope and extent to which organisms can be modified, […]

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Press Release: No benefit to imminent release of risky GM mosquitoes in Burkina Faso

Genetically modified (GM) “male-sterile” mosquitoes are due to be released in Burkina Faso this year by the Target Malaria research consortium. However, Target Malaria acknowledges that there are no benefits to the proposed GM mosquito release. The project is set to apply for a permit to make an open release of 10,000 GM Anopheles gambiae […]

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Briefing Paper: GM Mosquitoes in Burkina Faso

In this briefing paper ACB, TWN and GeneWatch UK discuss that genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes were exported from Imperial College in London to Burkina Faso in November 2016. They are currently in “contained use” facilities in Bobo-Dioulasso, and are being used in experiments by a research consortium called Target Malaria. However, these GM mosquitoes are […]

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The Sorghum Gene Grab

A 16-page booklet by Edward Hammond. Read here. View the press release here.

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