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Making the Case for Pesticide Use in Today’s Cotton Fields

Few topics of discussion (with the exception perhaps of the current U.S. elections) receive as much debate these days than how cotton should be farmed and harvested. 2,474 more words

Organic Cotton

SJM: protecting the interests of food producers, the Indian environment and people

The latest in the GM food saga: a correspondent sends news from Hyderabad about the discovery of imported American GE sweets confirmed by State Food Laboratory’s Ravindra, who states that “The sale of GE foods is prohibited under Section 22 of the Food Safety and Standards Act”. 452 more words


Africa’s Top Cotton Grower Sees Good Crop After Monsanto Ban

With a well-worn hoe dangling on his shoulder, farmer Elie Gnoumou scanned his cotton field in the south of Burkina Faso, Africa’s top grower of the fiber, with visible relief. 602 more words


Vandana Shiva on Monsanto and Bt Cotton

G. Padmanaban, the former Director of IISc and a biotech administrator and activist if there ever was one, gave a talk at JNC about the promise of genetically modified crops… 1,111 more words


Monsanto Losing Millions As Farmers In India Rebel, Plant Indigenous Seed

Source: NaturalBlaze.com
Via: CultureOfAwareness.com
Christina Sarich
August 6, 2016

India — Monsanto is losing millions on failed GM cotton. The company illegally pushed a form… 538 more words


GMO failure - Farmers Speak Out

Burkina Faso’s cotton association is seeking 48.3 billion CFA francs ($83.91 million) in compensation from U.S. seed company Monsanto after it said genetically modified cotton led to a drop in quality. 45 more words


Competition Commission of India issues probe order against Monsanto

Radhika & I had co-authored an article on the February ’16 order of the Competition Commission of India whereby the CCI had ordered probe into anti-competitive practices by Monsanto. 66 more words

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