US Ambassador to Bangladesh tours Bt brinjal field

Author: Joan Conrow The US Ambassador to Bangladesh congratulated the nation on moving forward with genetically modified food crops after viewing a demonstration plot growing pest-resistant Bt brinjal (eggplant). “I’m pleased the [Bangladesh] Ministry of Agriculture and other bodies are working so hard to educate […]

Feed the Future delegation visits BARI

A four-member delegation of ‘Feed the Future’ biotech projects visited Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute in Gazipur on Tuesday. The members of the delegation include Ronnie Coffman, director, IP-CALS, Cornell University, USA; Maricelis Avecedo, projects director, FtF Biotech Eggplant, Cornell University, USA; Vijay Paranjape, associate director, […]

The truth of GMO will prevail

As my father always says, “The truth will always prevail.” Faruk has proved that with his Bt brinjal field. Faruk works as a driver in a rental car company. Last year I visited a number of Bt brinjal fields with my colleagues to see genetically […]