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Who benefits from GM crops

by JannekeBruil — last modified Feb 23, 2009 04:40 PM
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Our February 2009 report looks behind the spin and exposes the reasons why GM crops cannot contribute to poverty reduction, global food security or sustainable farming.

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'Who benefits from GM crops' warns that biotech crops are benefiting biotech food giants instead of small farmers and the world’s hungry population, which due to the food crisis is projected to increase to 1.2 billion by the year 2025.


The report exposes hard facts about genetically modified  (GM) crops grown today – facts that conflict dramatically with the hype concerning speculative future GM crops that may never materialize.

The findings of the report support a comprehensive United Nations assessment of world agriculture which concluded in 2008 among other things that GM crops have very little potential to alleviate poverty and hunger.

 

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