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02.7.2019

I fight anti-GMO fears in Africa to combat hunger

By The Conversation

As a child growing up in Tanzania, Walter Suza remembers feeling hungry most of the time. Today, Suza is adjunct assistant professor of agronomy at Iowa State University and director of the Plant Breeding Education in Africa Program. He believes Africa deserves cutting-edge technologies, including genetic engineering, to develop stress-tolerant crop varieties and more nutritious staple crops to improve human health.