Sabiia Seb
PortuguêsEspañolEnglish
Embrapa
        Busca avançada

Botão Atualizar


Botão Atualizar

Registro completo
Provedor de dados:  AgEcon
País:  United States
Título:  CONSUMER ACCEPTANCE OF GMO COWPEAS IN SUB-SAHARA AFRICA
Autores:  Kushwaha, Saket
Musa, A.S.
Lowenberg-DeBoer, James
Fulton, Joan R.
Data:  2004-05-11
Ano:  2004
Palavras-chave:  Institutional and Behavioral Economics
Resumo:  Cowpea is the most important indigenous African grain legume for both home use and as a cash crop. Because of its tolerance to drought it is especially important for the Sahel. Genetic transformation of cowpea with Bachilius Thurengius (Bt) genes to control pod boring insects has many advantages, but little is known of the potential consumer response. This paper analyzes and reports the results of a survey of 200 consumers in northern Nigeria in early 2003 concerning consumer awareness of and acceptance of biotechnology. Ninety percent of the respondents were aware of GM products. Those respondents who were most concerned about the ethics of genetic transformation were likely to disapprove of such products, while those individuals who identified international radio as an information source were more likely to approve of GM technology.
Tipo:  Conference Paper or Presentation
Idioma:  Inglês
Identificador:  14082

http://purl.umn.edu/20216
Editor:  AgEcon Search
Relação:  American Agricultural Economics Association>2004 Annual meeting, August 1-4, Denver, CO
Selected Paper
Formato:  15

application/pdf
Fechar
 

Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária - Embrapa
Todos os direitos reservados, conforme Lei n° 9.610
Política de Privacidade
Área restrita

Embrapa
Parque Estação Biológica - PqEB s/n°
Brasília, DF - Brasil - CEP 70770-901
Fone: (61) 3448-4433 - Fax: (61) 3448-4890 / 3448-4891 SAC: https://www.embrapa.br/fale-conosco

Valid HTML 4.01 Transitional