The African Centre for Biosafety has the pleasure of launching our new briefing titled: “GMOs in Africa: food and agriculture: Status report 2007”.

This booklet is the 4th in our Biosafety, Biopolitics and Biopiracy Series. ISBN: 978-0-620-40099-2 By: Shenaz Moola and Victor Munnik

Edited by: Mariam Mayet and Rose Williams

Layout and design by: Lesley Lewis,


This publication has been made possible as a result of the combined support of EED, HIVOS and NORAD. The ACB also extends its gratitude to Stephen Greenberg for his early research contributions.

About the Book: The book provides an overview of the current status of genetic engineering using transgenic techniques in Africa’s agriculture and food systems. It provides a synopsis of the current situation in Africa, an analysis of the key issues and trends, regional overviews and country by country status reports.

Read briefing here.