Is Nigeria Ready For Genetically Modified Food?

Channels Television  
Updated July 28, 2013

There’s been a lot of talks about how genetically engineered crops can help “feed the world”, and that they can help agriculture in a climate-affected world. But are these promises real or just hype?

Greenpeace says that genetic engineering does not feed the world that is because 99.5 percent of farmers around the world do not grow genetically engineered crops.

Meanwhile, there are reports that genetically modified foods will start selling in Nigeria by 2015.

Channels TV Environmental correspondent, Ayoola Kassim has been looking into the benefit of this technology and has this report on the impact and potential of GM foods in Nigeria.