Agriculture, International Law, Issue 87 - April 2023
April 03, 2023
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Dietary insults and the checkmate of COP27’s negotiations: Rinsing nutritional genomics vis- à-vis the impacts of pollution on the Kenyan foods

The father of medicine, Hippocrates, advised against using medicines when a person could be healed by nutrition.[1] This implies that eating a healthy diet is crucial for maintaining good health and disease prevention. No wonder the modern adage says that an apple a day, keeps the doctor away. Put in another way, ‘Let food be […]

Agriculture, Issue 83 - Dec 2022
December 30, 2022
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Kenya’s GMOs controversy: some thoughts on the law

A cabinet meeting chaired by late Kenya’s President, Mwai Kibaki, on 8th November 2012, directed the then public health minister to ban Genetically Modified Organism imports until the country was able to certify that they have no negative impact on people’s health. In a statement to the press, the cabinet said there was a “lack […]