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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

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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

News

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

INTERVIEWS

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

GMO

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

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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

Agriculture

Behind The Label: The Double Face Of Indian Cotton

Genetically modified cotton (GMO) in India has left hundreds of thousands of farmer suicides in its wake. Behind The Label shows with understated but unflinching compassion the impact this has had on farming families and others involved in sustaining their predicament. 11 more words