Video: Showing Farmers the Benefits of GMO Ag


AD Alvarez from the Philippines talks about “how growing Bt corn on the Camotes Islands has helped farmers there see the economic value of biotechnology” in this short interview with The Cornell Alliance for Science from Nov 2017.

Alvarez is a member of the Global Farmer Network and attended the 2018 Global Farmer Roundtable.

Adriel Dave 'AD' Alvarez

Adriel Dave 'AD' Alvarez

Farms in a group of small islands called Camotes Islands in Cebu, Philippines. The farm is 8 hectares and they rent 25-35 hectares for corn production. The mission of the farm is connected to community development and the idea of using farming as a tool to help other farmers improve their techniques to get them out of poverty.

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