Feeding The World... Are GM Crops fit for Purpose? If not, then what?
Presentations and sound files
A conference to examine, searchingly and honestly, the claims and counter claims of one of the most critical issues of our time.
Conference took place on 12 Nov 2008 at the QEII Conference Centre, Westminster, London.
[If you click on the speakers' names on the page you also get their powerpoint presentations]
Speaker presentation Sound file
*Dr Michael Antoniou > Why GM technology is not going to deliver
*Dr Brian Johnson > GM Crops and Biodiversity: is this solely a GM issue?
*Eric Kisiangani > Presented by Kath Pasteur
Why the GM Route won't feed a hungry Africa
*Prof Jack Heinemann > (No sound file available.)
*Dr Jeremy Cherfas > Killing Hunger: Magic Bullet or Murder on the Orient Express?
*Prof Janice Jiggins > Systemic Risk in Food and Farming... IAASTD
*Dr Charlie Clutterbuck > What is Feeding the World and Food Security anyway?
*Dr Julia Wright > Successful examples: Agro-ecology and Drought