Top agriculture expert in China says country needs biotech for food security
According to China Daily, China has increasingly turned to biotechnology to boost food production.
Huang Jikun, director of the Center for Chinese Agriculture Policy at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, said, “Advanced biotechnology will help guarantee China’s food security and benefit both farmers and consumers.” Read more.
Kenya’s Agriculture Minister calls for approval of GM crops
In the face of famine in the Horn of Africa, food security is gaining importance as an issue that must be addressed.
In the Nairobi Star, Kenya’s agriculture minister Sally Kosgei said genetically modified (GM) crops are safe and called for their adoption “to rescue starving Kenyans.” Read more.
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