Egypt: Proponents of biotech agriculture discuss merits of GM crops

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A conference discussing the merits of genetically modified crops took place Sunday at Cairo University’s Faculty of Agriculture.

Organized in cooperation with the Egyptian Biotechnology Information Center, the four-hour talk came two weeks after Greenpeace Arab World pointed to inconsistencies in a report promoting the use of agricultural biotechnology.

The report ranked Egypt third in Africa in terms of the use of genetically modified crops.

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