Genome Editing (GE), also called Gene Editing, is becoming a trending topic within society. In this position paper we explain how Enza Zaden looks at this new technology.
Food security is one of our global societal challenges, both in the context of feeding an increasing world population as well as addressing the demand for varied and healthy food. For the next 30 years, we will need to secure the global availability of healthy food and decrease the environmental impact of agriculture. In order to do so, we must integrate new technologies to accelerate the development of novel crop varieties and sustainable farming practices.