As climate change hits crops, debate heats up over use of ‘genetics’

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As climate change hits crops, debate heats up over use of ‘genetics’ Rich and poor countries are at loggerheads over how to share benefits from genetic plant data that could help breed crops better able to withstand climate change, as negotiations to revise a global treaty are set to resume in Rome on Monday.

The little-known agreement is seen as crucial for agricultural research and development on a planet suffering rising hunger, malnutrition and the impacts of climate change.

“We need all the ‘genetics’ around the world to be able...


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As climate change hits crops, debate heats up over use of ‘genetics’


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