INT – NEW REPORT SHOWS GM BENEFITS
05 June 2017. Source: PG Economics
New report highlights 20 years of economic and environmental benefits from using biotech/GM crops
A new report released today by PG Economics has found that over the last 20 years, crop biotechnology has significantly reduced agriculture’s environmental impact and stimulated economic growth in the 26 countries where the technology is used. The innovative agricultural technology has contributed to preserving the earth’s natural resources while allowing farmers to grow more, high quality crops. It has also helped alleviate poverty for 16.5 million, mostly smallholder farmers, in developing countries.