Why GM crops have failed to deliver on their promises. Our chairperson thought this was worth providing directly on our web site. Please access the full report at:
Seven myths about GM crops, and the truth behind them
MYTH 1: GM crops can feed the world REALITY: There are no GM crops designed to deliver high yields. Genetic engineering is ill-adapted to solve the problems underpinning hunger and malnutrition – it reinforces the industrial agriculture model that has failed to feed the world so far.
MYTH 2: GM crops hold the key to climate resilience REALITY: Genetic engineering lags behind conventional breeding in developing plant varieties that can help agriculture cope with climate change. Climate resilience heavily depends on farming […]