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Video: European farmers push for greater access to GMO crops to ensure better harvests

| October 25, 2018

From adapting to climate change to ensuring a sufficient supply of food, agricultural innovation has enormous potential to help farmers all around the world. Agricultural tools are also needed in Europe, to manage our crops and deal with unpredictability affecting harvests. Nonetheless, increasingly it seems that farmers in Europe do not have the access they need and want to innovative tools, like GM crops, even though Europe continues to rely heavily on crops imported from countries where innovation is welcomed. Why should agricultural innovation matter for Europe? Hear from farmers who care about our food supply in these videos.

Original video, and other farmer interview: Why innovation should matter on World Food Day

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