11 African Countries Doing Field Tests For Genetically Modified Crops

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Written by Dana Sanchez
Bt cotton at Ethiopia’s Werer agricultural research center. Photo: African Biosafety Network of Expertise/nepad-abne.net

Ethiopia

Ethiopia revised its Biosafety Law in 2015 to allow field tests of Bt cotton. Those tests are concluding, and cultivation of Bt cotton is expected to begin in 2018.