Project Updates

10 June 2019: For those who wish to obtain a copy of Bt Brinjal in Bangladesh: The First Genetically Engineered Food Crop in a Developing Country article but do not have access to the Mann Library at Cornell, please visit this URL to purchase a copy.

1 May 2019: Bt Brinjal farmers of Bangladesh reaping surplus benefits from the technology

22 February 2019: US Ambassador to Bangladesh tours Bt brinjal field


Bt brinjal facts

How affordable will the Bt brinjal seeds be?

Bt brinjal seeds in Bangladesh are currently distributed for free. Seeds are made available to the farmers through the public sector seed distribution system. BARI is producing the seed of Bt brinjal in its seed production center.