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Monday, August 15, 2011

2.5m Kenyans in need of food

It is estimated that 2.5 million Kenyans are in dare need of food, the figure which is expected to increase to three million soon according to the United Nations, reports AllAfrica

In an effort to fight this food insecurity a controversial move has been made by the Kenyan government to allow the importation of Genetically Modified (GM) maize from South Africa.

Embracing modern biotechnology crops was aimed at cushioning Kenyans against their current drought, said Hellen Sambili, Kenya Science and Technology Minister. Read more

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