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An introduction to a dangerous new technology putting Africans at risk
Gene Drive Organisms are built to intentionally spread their implanted traits through an entire population and could easily be designed to cause a whole species to become extinct or replaced. So far this ‘exterminator technology’ has never been tested in a natural, or even semi-natural environment but the day of GDO release is coming.
This report explains what Gene Drives are, who is behind them, and what rights and tools communities in Africa have to stop them.
- Download the report (pdf)