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Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

Gmo Way

There was a biosafety workshop in kisumu sponsored by (USAID-K) which was organised by U.O.N's Centre of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics in partnership with the ministry of Agriculture. The discussion was about food security in kenya which could be solved by practising genetically modified crop production technology (GMO) The GMO technology is all about fast maturity period, resistance to pests and diseases and drought tolerance. Farmers will spend less to produce high quality crops as compared to cultivating them under traditional ways with low yields. This was well taken in and farmers agreed to start going GMO immediately

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: U.O.N / USAID-(K)

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea, worked somewhat
  • This story makes me feel hopeful
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • I heard what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Dominion, Kisumu, Kenya
Map of GMO way
 
This story describes a...
broad need
specific
solution
specific
problem
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what
happened in the story...
nobody
the wrong
people
the right
people
What type of change is your story about?
it requires a
continuous effort
temporary
change
lasting
change
 
 
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