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More Nonsense from March Against Monsanto Protestors

Edited by Peter

I have previously written articles critical of Sue Mallender and Tracey Lloyd, who gave speeches at the March Against Monsanto protest in Nottingham earlier this year. 1,168 more words


Seeds of lie-Monsanto

A cost benefit analysis of cotton cultivation using BT/ Non- BT seeds 


NOte: The field trip to Vidarbha was partially** sponsored by Monsanto during February 2013. 48 more words

Organic Farming

Talking to a Vidarbha Bt cotton farmer

I wrote two posts on Bt cotton but I have to admit it left me more confused than before. I went into it expecting to find that Bt cotton had kickstarted an epidemic of farmer suicides. 2,196 more words


Why we don’t need genetically modified crops in India - G. Sivaraman

“The whole world is moving towards an eco-friendly lifestyle in many areas. India is one among the few countries having large biodiversity zones with a huge potential to go organic. 731 more words


The Hindu - 01 Aug 14 - Opinion

The Hindu – 01 Aug 14 – Opinion

1) Pakistan’s shrinking minority space

TAKEAWAY -. Even the Shia, almost 20 per cent of the populace, are being attacked by extremists who do not acknowledge them as being a part of Muslim society.

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The Hindu - 29 July 14 - Opinion

The Hindu – 29 July 14 – Opinion

1) Harvest of controversy

TAKEAWAY -Bt crops grow beyond technical issues. They cannot be treated as technical fixes to social problems.- …

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Interview with an Indian GMO farmer

Dear Reader, at this point I’m starting to think that Bt cotton is quite popular among Indian farmers. I got my first hint when I realized that there is a black market for Bt cotton seeds. 1,168 more words