June 6, 2013

SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL FARMER, STARVE AN AFRICAN:

Europe's GM stance denies Africa the right to feed itself, warns leading academic (STEVE CONNOR    MONDAY 03 JUNE 2013, Independent)

A leading African academic has issued a withering attack on the "petty political mischief" of the anti-GM lobby in Europe which has caused Africa to fall behind in the global race to grow genetically modified crops

Professor Calestous Juma, a Kenyan-born expert on sustainable development, warns that vital improvement in food production that could help to feed a rapidly expanding population in Africa is being held back by anti-GM legislation designed to placate environmental activists in Europe.

They're just trying to finish the job that DDT bans started.

Posted by at June 6, 2013 5:37 AM
  

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