Potential impact and cost-effectiveness of Golden Rice

  title={Potential impact and cost-effectiveness of Golden Rice},
  author={Alexander J. J Stein and H. P. S. Sachdev and Matin Qaim},
  journal={Nature Biotechnology},
Genetic engineering (GE) in agriculture is a controversial topic in science and society at large. While some oppose genetically modified crops as proxy of an agricultural system they consider unsustainable and inequitable, the question remains whether GE can benefit the poor within the existing system and what needs to be done to deliver these benefits? Golden Rice has been genetically engineered to produce provitamin A. The technology is still in the testing phase, but, once released, it is… CONTINUE READING
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