AG Biotech and Developing Countries

Guests: Per (Pair) Pinstrup-Andersen Director General International Food Policy Research Institute Washington, DC Peter Rosset Executive Director Food First/ Institute for Food and Development Policy Oakland, California Fred Gould Member, Committee on Genetically Modified Pest-Protected Plants National Research Council Professor, Entomology North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina Advocates of geneticlly modified organisms say these high-tech plants are our best hope for feeding a growing population. In this hour, we'll take a look at the promise and pitfalls of using genetically-modifed crops in the developing countries.

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