Reuters: Australia could boost productivity if farmers adopt biotechnology
According to Reuters, the Australian government’s chief commodities forecaster says there is “a strong case for more farmers to adopt innovative technologies.” The article points out that genetically modified crops can significantly help boost productivity. Read more.
Kenyan agriculture secretary says GM maize will help achieve food security
A top government official in Kenya says the adoption of GM maize is important for helping the country achieve food security, Business Daily Africa reports. Kenyan agriculture secretary Wilson Songa said, “To ensure that Kenyan farmers produce enough food to feed ourselves, the solution must be a radical change to agriculture and GMO is the solution.” Read more.