Publication IFPRI : Genetically Modified crops in Africa

06.11.2013

Inter- Reseaux

Published 06 November 2013

Genetically Modified Crops in Africa : Economic and Policy Lessons from Countries South of the Sahara (266 p.) investigates how this tool might be effectively used by evaluating the benefits, costs, and risks for African countries of adopting GM crops.The authors gather together studies on GM crops’ economic effects and impact on trade, how consumers view such crops, and other issues. They find that GM crops have had, on average, a positive economic effect in the nations where they were used and identify future steps for enhancing GM crop adoption’s positive effects.

The full article is available here.