Interview: EU GM acceptance should be based on 'science not politics'

19.08.2014

Agra-net

The adoption of genetically modified (GM) crops and biotechnology remains a contentious issue in Europe with some member states showing the desire to incorporate these scientific advances into their agricultural mix, with others vehemently opposed.

In an exclusive interview with Agra Europe, José Manuel Madero, chief executive of Monsanto EMEA, discusses the politics behind the adoption of GM traits in the EU, the current crisis in Russia and Ukraine, and potential growth in markets such as China and Africa.

The full interview is available here.

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