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Policy Seminar

IFPRI Roundtable on Next Harvest II

IFPRI’s 2014 report “GM Technologies for Africa: A State of Affairs” identified the lack of standardized and uniformly collected biotech data as a main constraint in assessing the overall state of Africa’s agricultural biotechnology capacity and in…

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Science, Technology, and Innovation

While evidence shows that sound and sustained investment in agricultural science and technology is key to increasing agricultural productivity, reducing poverty, and fostering economywide growth, in many developing countries, science and technology…

magazine

Experiences and prospects of genetically engineered crops

In 2015 there were an estimated 180 million hectares—or 445 million acres—planted to GE crops in 23 countries, representing roughly 12% of world’s total cropland. Almost all GE crops planted worldwide are corn, soybean, cotton and canola engineered to…

book

Genetically engineered crops: Experiences and prospects

While the debate about these and other questions related to the genetic engineering techniques of the first 20 years goes on, emerging genetic-engineering technologies are adding new complexities to the conversation.

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