On the 28 March 2006, Syngenta Co, advertised in the Sowetan, its intention to seek approval from the South African National Department of Agriculture (NDA) it will seek approval for the following:

  • (a) A commodity clearance approval which will enable the import into South Africa, of stacked GM maize events, Bt11x GA21; and
  • (b) Approval to enable it to conduct field trials of stacked GM event Bt11xGA21, in the following areas in South Africa: Brits, Delmas, Greytown, Klerksdrop, and Potchefstroom.

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