Following an application submitted by Kenya Agricultural Livestock and Research Organisation (KALRO) and the African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) in June 2015 seeking the National Biosafety Authority approval for “environmental release, cultivation and placing on the market” of genetically modified maize (Bt Maize), the Authority has granted a conditional approval for the environmental release for the purpose of conducting National Performance Trials (NPTs) and collecting compositional analysis data.

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