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Matin Qaim is Professor of International Food Economics and Rural Development at the University of Goettingen, Germany. Before, he had research and teaching positions at the Universities of Hohenheim, Bonn, Kiel, and California at Berkeley. He holds a doctoral degree in agricultural economics from the University of Bonn. His main research areas relate to the economics of poverty, hunger, and malnutrition, and to technological and institutional change in the small farm sector of developing countries.
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The role of genetically modified crops in the fight against hunger remains disputed. The debate primarily focuses on whether or not these crops can contribute to sustainable increases in food producti...