Nepal unbans import of genetically modified crops

The move has sparked protest with scientists and lawyers questioning the government’s intention behind allowing controversial products into the country. Nepal unbans import of genetically modified crops
According to experts, GMO seeds can be used for growing crops only once, and cannot be reproduced, unlike regular seeds. This will make Nepal dependent on seeds produced by multinational companies, according to experts. Shutterstock
Sangam Prasain
Published at : November 11, 2021
Updated at : November 11, 2021 11:44

Sangam Prasain

Sangam Prasain is Business Editor at The Kathmandu Post, covering tourism, agriculture, mountaineering, aviation, infrastructure and other economic affairs. He joined The Kathmandu Post in October 2009.