Genetically Modified Rice Adoption: Implications for Welfare and Poverty Alleviation

@article{Anderson2004GeneticallyMR,
  title={Genetically Modified Rice Adoption: Implications for Welfare and Poverty Alleviation},
  author={Kym Anderson and Lee Ann Jackson and Chantal Pohl Nielsen},
  journal={Food Groups eJournal},
  year={2004}
}
The first generation of genetically modified (GM) crop varieties sought to increase producer profitability through cost reductions or higher yields, while the next generation of GM food research is focusing on breeding for attributes of interest to consumers. Golden Rice, for example, has been genetically engineered to contain a higher level of vitamin A and thereby boost the health of poor people in developing countries. This paper analyzes the potential economic effects of adopting both types… Expand
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