Socioeconomic and farm-level effects of genetically modified crops: The case of Bt crops in South Africa
In: Genetically modified crops in Africa: Economic and policy lessons from countries south of the Sahara
This chapter supplies a brief summary of the performance, socioeconomic impacts, and main issues surrounding Bt cotton and GM maize in South Africa. A substantial number of peer reviewed papers on GM crops in South Africa have been published, and it is recommended that interested readers refer to these publications for more in-depth information and discussion on the studies and findings.
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