11 African Countries Doing Field Tests For Genetically Modified Crops

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


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.