GM crops and food security
The rising global population requires agriculture to increase productivity at a time when land and water shortages and climate change are putting pressure on food production. This POSTnote examines the potential contribution that genetic modification of crops might bring to increasing food production in Europe, in a global context.
Short title:
GM crops
Start date:
2011-06
End date:
2011-09
Homepage:
http://www.parliament.uk/documents/post/postpn_386-GM-Crops-and-Food-Security.pdf
Focus:
Biotechnology, Environmental technology
Project leader:
Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology of the UK Parliament (POST)
Country:
UK

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