Africa Leads Progress in Biotech Crop Adoption with Doubled Number of Planting Countries in 2019, ISAAA Reports

Africa Leads Progress in Biotech Crop Adoption with Doubled Number of Planting Countries in 2019, ISAAA Reports

  • A total of 29 countries planted biotech crops in 2019.
  • Africa doubled the number of biotech countries from three to six in 2019.
  • High biotech adoption rates in the top 5 biotech countries impacted 1.95 billion people globally.
  • Double-digit growth rates were recorded in Vietnam, the Philippines, and Colombia.
  • For more details, visit ISAAA website using the link below;
  • https://www.isaaa.org/blog/entry/default.asp?BlogDate=11/30/2020

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