"Emergence and Global Spread of GM Crops: Explaining the Role of Institutional Change"
Book Chapter, The Gene Revolution: GM Crops and Unequal Development, pages 15-35
Author: Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, Former Research Fellow, Science, Technology, and Globalization Project/Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program, 2005-2006
"Biotechnology enthusiasts emphasize the power of the new science to address a seemimgly endless array of constraints facing resource poor farmers. But the process of technological innovation depends as much on institutions as on the science...."
Other Chapters in The Gene Revolution: GM Crops and Unequal Development:
- Introduction: Genetically Modified Crops and National Development Priorities
- Institutional Changes in Argentina, Brazil, China, India and South Africa
- The Role of Government Policy: For Growth, Sustainability and Equity
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