Why is this African village letting mosquitoes in? – BBC News
Why is this African village letting mosquitoes in? – BBC News And the benefits of this technology can have internal human life is massive. We are approaching one of the biggest Milestone so far up the project, which is the first release of genetically modified mosquitoes in Africa. We are using a technology technology Drive which will allow us to spread a genetic modification through a world mosquito population in order to reduce malaria transmission, and we really release mosquitoes only when we are confident that technology is not only effective but those who save Thousands of genetically modified mosquitoes are set to be released in a village in Burkina Faso.
It is part of a project aimed at wiping out the malaria-carrying insects.
It will be the first time genetically engineered mosquitoes have been released in any African country.
Video produced by Trystan Young and Daniel South.
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