India must learn from other developing nations adopting biotech crops

The following is an excerpt.

While developing countries across the globe have fast-tracked the adoption of genetically modified (GM) crops – outstripping industrialised nations – India, ironically, is dragging its feet, disregarding the admirable success of transgenic Bt cotton.

[G]iven that GM products … may not be wholly risk-free, thorough testing of these products is imperative. What is needed, therefore, is a technically competent mechanism for flawless appraisal and regulation of products, and not to inhibit the production and the use of these products.

View the original article here: Surinder Sud: GM crops – India falls behind

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