Science-based agriculture can preserve critical indigenous foods, such as cowpea, matoke (banana), cassava, and common beans, while reducing the environmental impacts of farming. On average, genetically engineered crops have cut chemical pesticide use by 37%, increased crop yields by 22%, boosted farmer profits by 38%, and reduced greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to taking 12 million cars off the road.
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