Feeding the planet: is genetic modification part of the solution?

SSCP-DTP student Rogier Hintzen considers the role of genetically modified crops in eradicating hunger. Global food production seems to be doing rather well on the surface. With the world’s population breaching the 7 billion mark, undernourishment rates have fallen in line with the Millennium Development Goals (soon to be replaced by the Sustainable Development Goals, to be finalised later this week in New York). However, 1 … Continue reading Feeding the planet: is genetic modification part of the solution?