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The New Green Revolution offers hope to poor farmers and poor consumers

SAN FRANCISCO Outside the convention hall, I stopped last week to chat with a protester whose sign read: Biotechnology is making poor farmers poorer. He was a young and pleasant enough guy just caught up in his own rhetoric.

I told him biotechnology may be the last, best hope for the worlds poorest farmers, not to mention the hundreds of millions of people who dont get enough to eat bec......

Full article >>> mals for thousands of years, usually by trial and error, in a search for better crops and herds. Only since Gregor Mendel made a study of peas in the 1800s has science taken some of the chance, and time, out of the process. But the goals are pretty much the same as they have always been: Higher yields; resistance to diseases caused by fungi, bacteria and viruses; the ability to withstand hot summe......

Full article >>> e demonstrators chant outside biotech conventions, the leaders of some of the worlds poorest nations are seeing real results. Consider the success of a single crop, biotech cotton. In China, insecticide use has dropped by 67 percent and yields have risen by 10 percent. In India, insecticide use fell by 50 percent and yields increased by 40 percent. Small farmers in South Africa saw yields grow by ......

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Source:wistechnology.com By Tom Still 06/14/04


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