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In Kenya, Calls Grow to Lift Controversial GMO Ban

With a virus threatening the crops of up to 70 percent of Kenya's maize farmers, a number of lawmakers are calling for the country’s controversial ban on GMOs - genetically modified organisms - to be lifted for the sake of food security. If there is one thing you are almost guaranteed to find in a Kenyan kitchen, it is corn, known locally as maize. Corn is roasted by the side of the road, boiled with beans or ground into flour to make ugali, a Kenyan staple. Agricultural researcher...

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