Twitter Survey Shows 71% of Votes Say GMOs Needed to Feed World Population

An on-going survey being conducted on Twitter by the Singularity Hub revealed that 71 percent of the respondents believe that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are needed to feed the world population of 9.7 billion by 2050. Twenty-three (23) percent of the respondents, 1,338 in total as of writing, believe that there is a need to know more, while only 6 percent think that GMOs are too dangerous or unsafe.

Singularity Hub chronicles technological progress by highlighting the breakthroughs, players, and issues shaping the future as well as supporting a global community of smart, passionate, action-oriented people who want to change the world.

For more, read their article The Future of Food: To GMO or Not To GMO?, or visit Singularity Hub.


 

This article is part of the Crop Biotech Update, a weekly summary of world developments in agri-biotech for developing countries, produced by the Global Knowledge Center on Crop Biotechnology, International Service for the Aquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications SEAsiaCenter (ISAAA)

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