Bill Gates on how organic farming and “GMOs” can preserve the environment and feed people

Bill Gates had a lot of thoughtful things to say about technology and social innovation at the recent Techonomy conference, including a nice plug for Tomorrow’s Table!

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“There’s a lot of great thinking [from both the GMO and organic communities], which lead to things you should care about-preserving the environments and feeding people with a decent diet.”

Video:
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Speaker: Bill Gates, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Interviewed by Brent Schlender

http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid87735931001?bclid=87675639001&bctid=541391120001

The 1 minute clip discussing Tomorrow’s Table starts at 19:10.

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Pamela Ronald

Written by Pamela Ronald

Pamela Ronald is Professor of Plant Pathology and Chair of the Plant Genomics Program at the University of California, Davis, where she studies the role that genes play in a plant’s response to its environment. With her husband, she co-wrote Tomorrow's Table: Organic Farming, Genetics and the Future of Food. Dr. Ronald was one of the co-founders of Biology Fortified.