HC Deb 15 June 1999 vol 333 c72W
Mr. Baker

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what progress her Department has made in reviewing the implications of genetically modified organisms for poorer farmers in developing countries since her answer of 11 November 1998,Official Report, columns 206–07. [86774]

Clare Short

The findings of this initial review are summarised in the "Background Briefing: Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and developing countries", which we published in May 1999. The paper sets out our approach to GMOs and developing countries and identifies further actions which we are undertaking. I will send a copy to the hon. Member and place copies in the Library of the House.