COMMENT – Genome editing offers new ray of hope to tackle malnutrition

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Plant-based diets have been recommended for better planetary health also as it would be more sustainable with lower environmental impacts and improving food and nutritional security of the generations. There is an urgent need to transform current diets for improving health of the population and to achieve equity in benefits at social, economic and environmental […]

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Dalwai Committee recommends adoption of latest GM technology for important non-food crops

The Dalwai committee on doubling farmers’ income has suggested India should adopt latest genetically modified (GM) technologies in important non-food crops since use of GM in food crops is an issue under debate. In a draft report, released for public comment last week, the committee said GM technology is an important aspect of long-term research. […]

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