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Kenyan Court Suspends Decision to Lift Ban on Importation GM Crops.

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A Court in Kenya has temporarily suspended the government’s decision to lift a ban on the importation and distribution of genetically modified, GM, crops and animal feeds.

This follows a lawsuit filed by Kenyan Peasants League, who argued that the lifting of the ban was not procedural and unlawful.

The government last month reversed a 10-year ban on GM crops as the country faced a severe food shortage caused by four failed rainy seasons.

Lifting the ban meant that Kenyan farmers could openly cultivate GM crops, as well as import food and animal feeds produced through genetic modification, such as white GMO maize.

Written by: Helen Obih

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