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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

A British scientist draws our attention to three reports about Bt cotton in India

She forwarded a message from Dr Michael Hansen giving a link to news that there have been whitefly outbreaks in the Bt cotton crop and that a resistant pink bollworm has been doing significant damage to cotton crop in states like Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh. 534 more words

Agriculture

Over 5 Million Nigerians Urge Government to Reject Monsanto Crops

Common Dreams | 29 March, 2016

Monsanto is poised to begin planting genetically modified varieties of corn and cotton in Nigeria, provoking the outrage of millions. 726 more words

Monsanto

STAY ON THE FIXED PRICE OF BT COTTON BY THE HC

The Central Government notification dated 8th March 2016 fixing of the trait value of BG-I and BG-II variety of Bt Cotton has been stayed by the Karnataka High Court. 163 more words

GM Crop: Shall India Move Ahead

India habitating a large population of 125 crore substantially needs to ensure food security for all. An ability for indigeneous food production to meet the demand and further have provision for sufficient buffer stock to meet any adverse situation will only make India strong and stable and preserve its sovereignty. 810 more words

Social Issues.

THE GMO SCARPBOOK: INDIA CUTS ROYALTIES, MON(STER)SANTO THREATENS TO ...

American agrochemical giant Monsanto has threatened to pull out of India and hold back new genetically modified cotton technologies if the government continues its “arbitrary and potentially destructive” interventions that seek to cut the company’s royalty fees. 652 more words

Health

PATENTED TECHNOLOGY COMES AT A FIXED PRICE

Amidst the ensuing legal dispute over Monsanto’s Bt Cotton seed technology, including an investigation into Monsanto’s licensing deals as per the order of the CCI and the… 90 more words