Sustainable Development

What's stopping genetically modified golden rice from feeding the world?

A worker throws rice through the air to remove dust at an agriculture product marketing committee yard at Sanand in the western Indian state of Gujarat January 7, 2014. Rice output in India, the world's No.2 producer, stood at 104.40 million tonnes in the crop year to June 2013, more than sufficient to cover demand for its 1.2 billion people. REUTERS/Amit Dave (INDIA - Tags: AGRICULTURE FOOD BUSINESS) FOR BEST QUALITY IMAGE ALSO SEE: GM1EA910N4401

A worker throwing rice through the air. Image: REUTERS/Amit Dave

Gerry Everding
SENIOR NEWS DIRECTOR, SOCIAL SCIENCES, Washington University of St. Louis
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