7 May 2015 Dorchester, UK: Crop biotechnology continues to provide substantial economic and environmental benefits, and allow farmers, especially those in developing countries to grow more, using fewer resources.
‘In 2013, the 18th year of widespread adoption of crops using biotechnology innovations, the technology has continued to provide more productive agriculture, higher incomes to farmers and a better environment for citizens. A majority of these benefits continue to go to farmers and rural communities in developing countries’ said Graham Brookes, director of PG Economics, co-author of the report.
Download the full report (PDF 2.1 MB): GM crops: global socio-economic and environmental impacts 1996-2013
Download press release (PDF): Another year of consistent and positive GM crop impacts
For additional information, contact Graham Brookes Tel +44(0) 1531 650123.
Report from PG Economics Limited (UK)