EGYPT: Egypt eager for new biotech crops, would not oppose GM wheat
Egypt is keen to plant new biotech crops and would not be against the purchase of genetically modified wheat if the crop is commercialised in the US, according to an official with the Egyptian Agriculture Ministry. Magdy Madkour, head of the ministry's Agriculture Research Centre told Dow Jones News: "I am responsible for the introduction of agriculture biotechnology into Egypt. Let me reassure you that in our plan we are adopting biotechnology."
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