Is biotechnology the answer to Africa’s food security?

Feeding Africa is a significant challenge as there are currently nearly one billion food insecure people in the world, says Willem Engelbrecht, South Africa manager of DuPont business Pioneer Hi-Bred. However, Africa’s favourable climatic conditions and natural agricultural resources are sufficient to address these challenges, if utilised correctly. Biotechnology is a viable solution to increasing food production in Africa. Educating farmers about the value of biotechnology and how it can impact their bottom line positively has been one of DuPont’s key successes in South Africa. Read more here.
Abdul Milazi

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