Report from workshop: GMO Options in Agriculture for Climate Change Adaptation


The Julius Nyerere Professorial Chair in climate change and environment at the University of Dar es Salaam in collaboration with the Vice Presidents Office – Division of Environment, GenØk-Centre for Biosafety and Third World Network hosted a workshop and public meeting back to back from 6th – 8th December 2012 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Scientists, academicians, researchers, regulators, non-governmental organisations, farmers’ groups representatives and policy makers from East, South and Central Africa attended the meeting to discuss the theme ‘GMO options in agriculture to address climate change adaptation’.

In this report, the different chapters provide an introduction followed by a summary of the presentations given by the invited experts as well as key issues that came up in the plenary discussions. The workshop offered group work on specific and important questions, and the summaries from the group work are also included in this report. The report is the organizers´ summary of the presentations, panel discussions and group work.

Read report: workshop_report

This project was a part of GenØk’s capacity building programme, financed by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad).