THE NEWS IN PROPORTION
18 OCTOBER 2019

Bt: Flaky results, pre-determined consensus

Can transgenic cotton ever be a livelihood security measure for the majority of India's small-holder farmers? Keya Acharya is circumspect. She says that the Bt cotton story in India is one of confusion. Bt appears more to favour 'rich' farmers, who have access to water, better resources, and alternative support.