The Swaziland Economic Policy Analysis and Research Centre (SEPARC) and the UNISWA Research Centre (URC) are proud to present a public lecture on the economics of GMOs.

Title of lecture

Assessing the Economic Impact of Global GMO Adoption


The lecture will highlight the benefits and critiques of the global adoption of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) since their release over 20 years ago. The presentation will focus on producer profitability, input usage and the environmental impacts post-adoption. Special attention will be given to the heterogeneous impacts of adoption between high and low-income countries.


Professor Lawton Lanier Nalley, Associate Professor of Agricultural Economics and Agri-business at the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences, University of Arkansas, USA.

Date:               06 March 2018

Time:               10:00 – 11:30 am

Venue:             Conference Room, UNISWA Luyengo