Dr Eugene Ngcobo MP, chairperson portfolio committee on science and technology, South African Parliament. He obtained his BSc in neutron physics and reactor engineering (thermal and nuclear power engineering) at the technical university of Sophia in Bulgaria. He obtained his PhD from the University of Cambridge, UK, in the field of nuclear reactor engineering
In a recent Press Release issued by the African Centre for Biosafety entitled “Food Fascism in South Africa” it is claimed that South Africans are being force fed risky GM maize. Dr. N. Obokoh, CEO of AfricaBio has responded to this wild claim by stating categorically “that all GM products consumed in South Africa have been the subject of extensive evaluation by the authorities and have been found safe for human consumption for the past 15 years.”
Attendees from around the globe are set to converge at the Durban International Convention Center in Durban, South Africa for the World Soybean Research Conference IX, which will take place February 17-22, 2013.