Kenya

shutterstock_182088206 copyThe Kenyan government will lift their ban on genetically modified crops in two months, Deputy President William Ruto said on Wednesday.

"Various government ministries, departments and agencies concerned with biotechnology have already consulted and agreed on the necessary regulations and safety measures to be adhered...

FeedingTheWorldMark Lynas has had a long history of anti-GMO activism, sometimes in affiliation with well-known anti-science NGOs like Greenpeace. He admitted, in the op-ed, that he had participated in the vandalism inherent in tearing up experimental plantings of GMO crops a practice for which he now apologizes and condemns. His particular expertise over the past decade has been in advocating for measures to rein in climate change, or man-made global warming, as it s also known.

Once he undertook a self-education mission to get evidence-based information about GMOs, he basically did an about face, and now has...