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In many parts of the country anaemia and stunted growth are common phenomena. However, the many preventable and avoidable diseases that kill children indicate that as a country we need an intervention to improve food security.
With population growth rate, drought, climate change, impoverished soils, change in taste and lifestyle, biotechnology which is defined as a scientific method to produce genetically modified crops resistant to pests and diseases and increased yields would complement breeding efforts to ensure food security.
Read the full story here: Ghana needs biotech intervention to improve food security