Towards a Regional Approach to Biotechnology and Biosafety Policies for Southern African Countries Phase 1: Situation Analysis and Stakeholder View - South Africa

"This working paper endeavours to describe and summarize the current situation in South Africa pertaining to biotechnology in the agricultural sector, as well as public understanding of biotechnology and biotechnological applications in the country, and stakeholders and roleplayers in its agricultural biotechnology sector. South Africa’s biosafety regulatory system and the issues that surround it is also discussed and light is shed on how international and regional trade in agricultural products have been influenced by the adoption of genetically modified (GM) crops in South Africa."