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The calm of the genetically modified storm?

| | June 10, 2013

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As the world approaches a population of nine billion by 2050, GM crops can play an integral role in sustainable development. But, from the GM labeling debate to approval processes that sometimes last well over a decade, companies have become uncertain about the potential acceptance of their GM innovations, both by regulators and by consumers. As worldwide demand for food continues to grow, GM crops currently in development can continue to increase farmer yields and provide micronutrients to the undernourished, both benefits that accrue most to least-developed countries.

Don’t tell this to environmentalists though.

Read the full story here: The Calm of the Genetically Modified Storm?

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