ISAAA Report on Global Adoption of GM Crops in 2019 Now AvailableFebruary 3, 2021
The full report on the global adoption of GM crops in 2019 authored by the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications is now available.
According to Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/GM Crops: 2019 (ISAAA Brief No. 55), 190.4 million hectares of biotech crops were grown in 29 countries in 2019, contributing significantly to food security, sustainability, climate change mitigation, and upliftment in the lives of up to 17 million biotech farmers and their families worldwide. Double-digit growth rates in biotech crop areas were recorded in developing countries, particularly in Vietnam, the Philippines, and Colombia.
Planting area, biotech crop events, socio-economic benefits, and regulation highlights of the country adopters are detailed in the ISAAA report.
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