Sunday, 25 November 2012

"We Must Remove the Landmines That Limit Access to Biotechnology in Africa" - Motlatsi Musi

An interesting article about the potential benefits of GM in Africa:

"GM technology is not a panacea. It won’t solve all of our problems. African farmers face a long series of challenges, from an inadequate infrastructure to political corruption. Yet access to the latest crop technologies will give us a fighting chance, especially as the climate changes and we try to adapt to new and possibly harder conditions. Drought-resistant plants represent an especially hopeful opportunity.
Too much of Africa missed out on the Green Revolution. We cannot afford to let Africa ignore the Gene Revolution. Unfortunately, many people, especially in Europe, don’t want us to benefit from these developments..."

Read the full article here:

Hat tip: GMO Pundit 

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