Bob Metz, farmer from South Dakota, on GMOs
"Everything we do on the farm we think about the next generation. We would never embrace a technology that would put that at risk", says Bob Metz, farmer from South Dakota who is the fifth generation of his family to farm in Roberts County, S.D.
"Seeing the benefits first hand opened my mind."
"Europe has a role in producing technological advance for the developing world, which is beyond profit, it's about our duty", says MEP Julie Girling. Putting an end to research in Europe will 'slow down” Africa's ability to feed itself. Europe, she says, is being selfish.
White gold - the story of Bt cotton in Burkina Faso
What is Bt cotton? Why is it used? Farmer Soma Amadou from Burkina Faso tells her personal story of how the genetically modified cotton helped reduce pesticide spraying, improve his harvest and improved the lives of people in his village.