FRANCE24-EN-Report-Argentina OGM Country

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In Argentina there are now 16 million hectares of genetically modified soy. It's success is down to its simplicity, thanks to the miracle herbicide and direct sowing. But many small farms cannot keep up. To be competitive farmers need to own vast properties: 100 000 hectares or more. Soy fields are invading new lands. In the north of Argentina, virgin forests are disappearing at a rate of 40 football pitches a day...


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