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The economic effects of genetically modified orphan commodities Projections for sweetpotato in Kenya (ISAAA briefs) by Matin Qaim

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Published by Zentrum für Entwicklungsforschung .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Economic aspects,
  • Kenya,
  • Sweet potatoes

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12214611M
ISBN 101892456176
ISBN 109781892456175

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  The socio-economic effects of GMOs Hidden costs for the food chain BRIEFING | DECEMBER Introduction In Europe, the authorisation process for genetically modified (GM) crops is based on the assessment of risks for health and the environment. Evidence from the food industry and farming experiences worldwide, however, shows that the. Potential yield and income gains at the farm level were assessed and the expected aggregate welfare effects of the technology were analyzed by means of an economic surplus model. Qaim, M. The Economic Effects of Genetically Modified Orphan Commodities: Projections for Sweetpotato in Kenya.   The Economic Effects of Genetically Modified Orphan Commodities: Projections for Sweetpotato in Kenya. Agricultural Economist . Genetically modified (GM) cotton is widely adopted and the list of GM technologies in trials is impressive in China. At the same time there is an active debate on when China should commercialize.

This comprehensive paper, which is the ninth annual report on the global economic and environmental impact of genetically modified (GM) crops, provides insights into the reasons why so many farmers around the world have adopted crop biotechnology and continue to use it in their production systems since the technology first became available on a widespread commercial . Competitors co-operating: Establishing a supply chain to manage genetically modified canola. International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 4(1), pp.   The importance of socio-economic impacts (SEI) from the introduction and use of genetically modified (GM) crops is reflected in increasing efforts to include them in regulatory frameworks. Aiming to identify and understand the present knowledge on SEI of GM crops, we here report the findings from an extensive study of the published international scientific peer Cited by: 9. Genetically modified (GM) crops are the fastest adopted commodities in the agribiotech industry. especially in the face of current external effects of climate change, economic growth and the.