ZAAB Briefing to the Ministry of Green Economy and Environment Stakeholders concerns and considerations regarding the Draft Biotechnology and Biosafety Policy and Ongoing revision process 2022

Introduction This Policy Brief deals with processes that have been underway to revise Zambia’s National Biosafety and Biotechnology Policy, which will change how genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are regulated. Such a process is an issue of great importance for many Zambian people. It therefore requires extensive public consultation and judicious consideration of broad Human Rights. In this regard, the briefing lays out key public concerns with the policy review process, particularly related to GMOs in the agriculture and food system, the impacts on biodiversity, and […]

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