Compare and Contrast: Kenya v Scotland on GM Food


Following news earlier this week that the Scottish government are planning to ban the use of all genetically modified crops, Kenya have also taken a bold stand on GM food, announcing yesterday that they are going to lift their ban. The Scottish decision was welcomed by one MSP as it would protect Scotland’s “reputation for high quality food and drink”…

Kenya’s Deputy President had a more coherent argument for their decision:

so that we can maximise on agricultural production, improve health services, conserve the environment and basically improve the living standards of our people

One is a deprived country whose population is suffering from chronic health problems. The other is Kenya…

Green News

Tip offs: 0709 284 0531

Quote of the Day

Marc Almond on Emma Thompson…

“Emma Thompson has arrived in her gas guzzling carbon footprint stomping jet to serve Vegan food from the boat parked on Oxford Circus while the Yoga classes are taking place on Waterloo Bridge! Haha really? Couldn’t make this stuff up.”


Guidogram: Sign up

Subscribe to the most succinct 7 days a week daily email read by thousands of Westminster insiders.