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GMOs and Zambia

31 August 2013
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Bridget O’Connor and Paul Desmarais, SJ This article will not address the issue of genetically modified oganisms or GMOs directly. We now have more than 15 years global experience of GMO crops. There is abundant evidence from top scientists across the world that GMO food is harmful. They cause cancers, allergies, infertility, and affect...
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Empowering rural communities in Zambia: Kasisi Agricultural Training Centre

24 October 2011
Solar box oven manufactured at KATC. Photo Credit: KATC

Paul Desmarais, SJ Developing local strategies to conserve environmental resources, and providing lifelong education in sustainable farming: these are the central tasks of the Kasisi Agricultural Training Centre (KATC) in Zambia.  Situated about 30 km northeast of Lusaka, Zambia’s capital and largest city, the Centre retrains rural subsistence farmers in organic agriculture.  Operated by...
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