We May Starve, but at Least We’ll Be GMO-Free Unlike the Europeans we copied, Zimbabwe can’t afford such an unscientific ideological luxury.

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The government of Zimbabwe rejected food aid containing genetically engineered crops during the famine caused by drought in 2003. The government recently reconfirmed that policy in the face of the current El Nino-induced drought. Zimbabwe farmer Nyasha Mudkuti discusses the possible consequences of the policy in this Wall Street Journal article. Summary of article available here.

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Photo of Keith Edmisten, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Keith EdmistenProfessor of Crop Science & Extension Cotton Specialist (919) 515-4069 keith_edmisten@ncsu.eduCrop and Soil Sciences - NC State University
Updated on Mar 15, 2016
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