Tanzania conducts its first-ever GMO field trial of a drought-tolerant maize that could help small-holder farmers successfully grow a crop, even when the rains don’t cooperate.
Tanzania’s first-ever GMO field trial could hold hope for drought-stricken small-holder farmers in Tanzania. But first it must go through a strict testing and regulatory process. Mark Lynas and Hannah Smith Walker visited the confined field trial to capture this behind-the-scenes account of public interest science as it unfolds in sub-Saharan Africa.
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Tanzania's first-ever GMO crop — a field trial of drought-tolerant maize intended to benefit small-scale farmers suffering the effects of climate change — is proceeding well...
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