Bt Brinjal Farmer Speaks Out

Eggplant farmer, Mohammad Hafizur Rahman
Eggplant farmer, Mohammad Hafizur Rahman

Check out this video of Bengladesh farmer, Mohammad Hafizur Rahman setting straight the record about his Bt Brinjal crop. If we can believe the translation and subtitles, he claims to have a 100% increase in yield using genetically modified Bt Brinjal (eggplant). Evidently, an earlier news report about his fields dying prematurely were unfounded (if you read the comments in this story by the Alliance for Science (Cornell), there is some push back from the original reporter covering the story). Continue reading “Bt Brinjal Farmer Speaks Out”