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GM crops: a crucial technology to feed the world

Genetic modification (GM) is the most critical technology in agriculture for meeting the challenge of feeding a growing global population, says Nina Fedoroff, a former science and technology adviser to Hillary Clinton and Condoleezza Rice, two former U.S. Secretaries of State.

In a recent open access article ‘Food in a future of 10 billion’ in the journal Agriculture & Food Security, Nina Fedoroff said, “Every credible scientific body that has examined the evidence has come to the same conclusion. The overwhelming evidence is that the GM foods now on the market are as safe, or safer, than non-GM foods.”

A photograph of a Kenyan WEMA seed farmer and family. GM crops.

A photo of a Kenyan WEMA seed farmer and family.

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