Unfortunately for Gates, who back in 2010 bought 500,000 shares of the company he is now promoting in mainstream media as the solution to the world’s problems, a team of 900 scientists have found that GMO crops are actually not effective at fighting world hunger.
In fact, the massive team found that Monsanto’s seeds, which
have lead to thousands of farmer suicides due to excessive costs and failure
to yield crops, were outperformed by traditional “agro-ecological” farming
Consisting of 900 scientists and researchers, they set out to examine the complex issue of world hunger. While the issue of world hunger may be quite complex, their results were not.
Quite plainly, the group found that genetically modified crops
a meaningful solution to the problem. In other words, the expert team showed
through rigorous analysis and repeated study that the claims made by Bill
Gates are completely inaccurate.
Did Monsanto stockholder Gates ignore this information, or does he believe the 900 scientists to be incorrect? Perhaps the evidence generated from the expert team is not enough.
case, then Gates should look no farther than the Union of Concerned
The lack of
scientific support behind the GMO crops was so startling to the Union that
they documented all the details in a
2009 report entitled ”Failure to
Bill Gates appears to have the interests of massive corporations
in mind when perpetuating the myth that GMOs are the answer to fighting