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GM Mustard: Let the Dhara flow as this tech is pro-farmer and pro-science (Business Standard)

May 16, 2017

Avinash Kishore, research fellow based in IFPRI’s South Asia Office, authored an op-ed in India’s Business Standard on Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee’s decision to approve Dhara Mustard Hybrid 11 for commercial use, and on the larger conversation of the commercialization of genetically modified (GM) crops. Kishore argues in support of GM crop technologies and dispels misconceptions surrounding health and commercial value.