Zambia Rejects GMOs

Zambia’s ruling party, The Patriotic Front (PF), along with other Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) have pledged to work together and promote ecologically sound and economically viable agriculture in Zambia, as well as research that builds on the knowledge and seed sovereignty of small-scale farmers. Because of this, the PF has taken a stance against GMO’s noting that they pose a danger to food security and the environment.  The Patriotic Front Secretary General Mr Wynter Kabimba also emphasized the need for crop diversification rather than the current mono-cropping of maize. 
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