Starvation and Politics
Organic NZ Magazine: September/October 2001
Biotechnology is not the answer to world hunger. Devinder Sharma explains how government sanctioned greed is the cause of rural poverty in India.
The genetic engineering industry has been claiming that at a time when more than 800 million people go to bed hungry each night, and with their number likely to swell to over 1.5 billion in the next ten years, biotechnology provides the only hope of feeding the burgeoning population.
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