Golden Rice – a controversial genetically modified product designed to combat malnutrition – has been approved as safe in the Philippines. But key questions remain unanswered.
World Food Day, Oct. 16, provides an opportunity to gauge where the fight against hunger stands. It's also a time, an expert says, to look at so-called hidden hunger.
There have been a variety of approaches to tackle malnutrition. The continent needs to learn from past mistakes across the world.
Governments on the African continent must increase their investment in research and development so that science can yield self-sufficiency.
Over 20 years since GM crops reached the public consciousness, the industry has struggled to get off the ground. Had it played a better hand, it could all have been very different.