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Viewpoint: Agro-ecology agendas are trapping African farmers in poverty

Rather than helping to address food insecurity, the agro-ecological agenda may in fact be trapping African farmers in poverty. That’s ...
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‘Conversion messages’: Ex-GMO skeptics may be best advocates for crop biotech

When a strong advocate for one side of a science controversy now believes the opposite, it can have a big ...
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South Australia launches ‘independent review’ of GMO crop moratorium

South Australia has announced an independent review into the state's moratorium on genetically modified (GM) crops. Economist and agriculture policy ...
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Viewpoint: Eliminating pesticides from farming isn’t realistic—or desirable

In about 1980, I visited several International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) research sites in Mexico. The trip included ...
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Viewpoint: Anti-GMO activists crave a return to ‘simpler times’ in farming. Here’s why that would be disastrous.

The appeal of simpler times, as imagined by wealthy white guys ...
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Talking Biotech: Mark Lynas’ evolution from anti-GMO activist to GMO advocate

Writer Mark Lynas discusses his life as an anti-GMO activist, why he changed his mind, and his new book Seeds ...
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We produce enough food on this planet to feed everyone: So why do we need GMOs?

A new "planetary boundaries" study says agriculture can be more sustainable to save the planet. Others say the numbers don't ...
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Talking Biotech: Former anti-GMO activist Mark Lynas on how resistance to crop biotechnology hurts small African farms

Mark Lynas, Cornell Alliance for Science: "Moral injustice" of NGOs preventing Africans from adopting GMO crops driven by "green ideology" ...