Strategic Futurists; Value Systems Specialists


Can GM Foods feed the world?

Tuesday 1 March 2011

ABC journalist Adam Stephen interviews Marcus Barber on the subject of GM foods and whether they might be more widely embraced as part of the global food requirements

The interview (about 3& 1/2 mins) is available in MP3 format here and a link to the shorter web article is here.  Some key points - the makers of GM  need to take responsibility for using their products by growing it themselves rather than getting the farming community to do it, and one of the ways to do that, whilst simultaneously enhancing public opinion, would be through Vertical Farming.  Some thoughts that didn't make it to air include the vast volumes of perfectly edible food thrown out in developed nations every day - arguably more than enough to feed the rest of the world

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