Bill Gates and Kenyan researchers say ag biotech helps alleviate world hunger and improve the economy
Bill Gates encourages adoption of ag biotech to address world hunger
Mr. Gates said, “We can help poor farmers sustainably increase their productivity so they can feed themselves and their families. But that will only happen if we prioritize agricultural innovation.” Read more
Biotech bananas in Kenya contribute to Africa’s growing agribusiness sector
According to an article featured in Bloomberg, Kenya continues to make strides in agricultural biotechnology through local research of genetically modified (GM) bananas grown at the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute.
The article reported, “The quest to build a better banana is…an iconic subplot in the worldwide push for corporate sustainability. Global agribusiness has its own ideas for how Africa can help feed an anticipated 2050 global population of 9 billion people.” Read more