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There is war over Genetically Modified foods, but they might just 'save' Africa

OVER five decades ago, the world experienced a striking breakthrough in agriculture, the Green Revolution. This saved at least a billion lives from starvation in Asia and Latin America and included the development of high-yielding varieties of cereal grains, expansion of irrigation infrastructure, and the distribution of hybridised seeds, synthetic fertilisers, and pesticides to farmers. Africa missed this boat.

But a new, albeit very controversial controversial, opportunity has presented itself in the form of genetically modified (GM) foods in recent years.

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