Tags » Bt. Cotton

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

Intellectual Property Law

Have GMOs been around for centuries?

Yesterday one of my Facebook friends published and angry post saying that people who oppose genetically modified foods don’t know what they’re talking about because people have been modifying food for centuries. 593 more words


45% less GM cotton grown in India this season: indigenous seeds and other food crops are sown

Information sent by a reader is summarised below.

20 June: decision to cultivate GM mustard deferred

The Economic Times reported that Delhi University’s Centre for Genetic Manipulation of Crop Plants had sought permission from the biotech regulator  483 more words