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

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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.

“It is only 190 pages if you skip the recipes”

Follow Pamela Ronald:
Pamela Ronald is Professor of Plant Pathology at the University of California, Davis, where she studies the role that genes play in a plant’s response to its environment. Her research focuses on the genetics of rice. With her husband, she co-wrote Tomorrow's Table: Organic Farming, Genetics and the Future of Food. She writes a blog of the same name.