Starved for Science: How Biotechnology Is Being Kept Out of Africa available in Hardcover
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- Harvard University Press
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About the Author
Robert Paarlberg is Betty F. Johnson Professor of Political Science at Wellesley College.
Norman Borlaug is Distinguished Professor of International Agriculture at Texas A&M University and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1970.
Jimmy Carter is former President of the United States. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002.
Table of Contents
Foreword Norman E. Borlaug Jimmy Carter vii
Introduction: Why Are Africans Rejecting Biotechnology? 1
1 Why Rich Countries Dislike Agricultural GMOs 21
2 Downgrading Agricultural Science in Rich Countries 47
3 Withdrawing Support for Agricultural Science in Africa 81
4 Keeping Genetically Engineered Crops Out of Africa 111
5 Drought-Tolerant Crops-Only for the Rich? 149
Conclusion An Imperialism of Rich Tastes 179