Communications Associate for the Nigerian Chapter of the Open Forum for Agricultural Biotechnology, Modesta Nnedinso Abugu, writes on the Nigeria Academy of Science announcement over the safety of GMOs.
While genetically modified crops have achieved significant environmental benefits, decreased insecticide use and boosted profits for farmers in adopting countries, critics counter that they have failed to deliver on promises of increasing yield.
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