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Genetically modified rice adoption: implications for welfare and poverty alleviation

Anderson, Kym; Jackson, Lee Ann; Nielsen, Chantal Pohl

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The first generation of genetically modified (GM) crop varieties sought to increase farmer profitability through cost reductions or higher yields. The next generation of GM food research is focusing also on breeding for attributes of interest to consumers, beginning with ‘golden rice’, which has been genetically engineered to contain a higher level of vitamin A and thereby boost the health of poor people in developing countries. This paper analyses empirically the potential economic...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005-12
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/106005
Source: Journal of Economic Integration
DOI: 10.11130/jei.2005.20.4.771

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