Kenya losses on Bt cotton fortunes as peers rake millions

As the world embraces Bt cotton for its superior traits in fighting the voracious Bollworm pest which is responsible for wiping up to 100 percent yields, Kenya trails its regional and international peers as anti GMO crusaders backed by pesticides manufacturers who are set to lose a big chun[...]

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