Project Updates

9 January 2019: Crop Technology improves farmers lives

21 November 2018: New peer-review study confirms Bt brinjal reduces pesticides and benefits farmers in Bangladesh

14 November 2018: Success Story on Bt Brinjal in Bangladesh

 

Bt brinjal facts

Myth: Because Bt brinjal is genetically modified means that more chemicals are used and promotes monoculture cropping

Truth: The association of GMOs with chemical monoculture derives from a misunderstanding about herbicide-tolerant crops widely used in North and South America. Bt brinjal is genetically engineered to avoid the use of insecticides, not to encourage it. It is not ‘resistant to... More