Bill Gates’ support of GM crops is wrong approach for Africa

AGRA Watch helped make this Op-Ed possible – One of our African colleagues, Glenn Ashton, became so incensed at Bill Gates’ continuing obtuseness (eg, his recent annual letter) that he worked with AW to produce an Op Ed which we were able to get placed in the Seattle Times. This is probably the first occasion in which the Times has published reasoned and sustained opposition to what Gates is doing in agriculture. That it comes from the pen of an African makes these words even more powerful!

Read the piece here:

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/opinion/2017612869_guest28ashton.html

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