Zimbabwe cotton industry could grow with GMO crops

According to agro-industrial firm Aico Africa, Zimbabwe could quadruple its cotton output by 2015 if it starts to grow genetically modified (GMO) crops and increase support to farmers. The government had accepted in principle to allow the growing of GMO cotton. Aico provides seed and fertilizers to most of the small-scale farmers, who are contracted to sell their crops to the company. Read more here.


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