The answer to better healthcare in Africa does not rest on the success of any single technology.
Not only do genetically modified crops withstand some pests, they also boost productivity.
The boundary of Human Possibility is a soft-edged thing, really. It changes for all of us, at different rates, as our personal
n Uganda, where 30% of calories are consumed as bananas, a GM, wilt resistant banana has been widely promoted as an example of how GM could feed the world. Yet during a recent visit, farmers I spoke to said the GM bananas were inedible...
I knew the issues surrounding GM food were controversial but never did I imagine that my taking part in a protest would induce such a backlash. Naive? Possibly. Bewildered? Definitely.