Archive for April 8th, 2010

Philippine Province Plan to Amend Anti-GMO Law

A province in Central Philippines has approved the first reading of a proposed ordinance that promotes sustainable agriculture and replace the ban on genetically-modified organisms.Edgardo Acuña, one of the authors of the proposed ordinance and board member of Negros Occidental province, said the Provincial Committee on Laws and Ordinances will meet next week with members of the Committees on Agriculture and Food and Security to come up with the final draft of the proposed ordinance. Once the f…