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Amended Seed Act, 2014 irks stakeholders

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article image BY AHSAN JAMIL ISD: The GMO crop imposition by the federal government of Pakistan in term of the Seed (Amendment) Act, 2014 has instilled soreness amongst macro and micro entities of agriculture sector. The bill allows import of GM seeds and their intellectual property rights (IPR), which goes against the social practices and seed culture of Pakistani farmers. The said bill was approved by the National Assembly in this month. The adversaries of GMO crop…Read More