INT – GM AND ORGANIC CROPS CAN COEXIST
Source: Genetic Literacy Project – 09 April 2020
GMO and organic crops can coexist with minimal risk of contamination, multiple studies confirm
In 2020, the world accommodates nearly 7.8 billion people. By 2050, world population is expected to reach 9.8 billion. With the exponentially growing population, decreasing resources, and intensifying climate change, it is compelling to adopt various production systems to attain food security. Thus, coexistence of different production systems has become a viable option for some countries according to ISAAA…
The North American experience in coexistence has shown that even if the greatest share (60%) was devoted to GE crops, the majority (96% of those surveyed) of organic farmers have not incurred economic losses due to the presence of biotech crops.