Ukraine. Moratorium for GM cultivation will be prolonged till 2023

24.10.2016

Agro committee of Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada supported law draft  №4968 «On amendments to some law acts of Ukraine on introduction of moratorium till 2023 for GM crops production, processing, turnover, transit and imports of GM crops, which can reproduce themselves or transmit genetical factors», reports UkrAgroConsult.

According to voting the project was taken as a basis. Moratorium`s prolongation was preconditioned primarily due to the unknown GMO`s behavior in the conditions of Ukraine. Deputies declare the necessity of complex solution of GMO`s issue and establishment of research laboratories.

 

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