Biotech is Booming Around the World
Here are some key facts, courtesy of CropLife International.
- Farmers in 28 countries planted a record 181.5 million hectares last year.
- More than half of the world’s population lives in countries where biotech crops are grown.
- Biotech has increased crop production and improved farm incomes by $133 billion.
- Farmers in the developing world are planting more biotech crops than in industrial countries.
Source: CropLife International