Govt allows field trials for GM mustard, brinjal

Posted on Thursday, October 30th, 2014

by Chetan Chauhan – Hindustan Times, New Delhi, 26 October 2014

Photo source: http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/industry-and-economy/agri-biz/rajasthan-withdraws-permission-for-gm-mustard-trial/article3497392.ece

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Feeding the 1 percent

Posted on Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Grain, 7 October 2014

Traditional palm oil producers in Liberia: a new wave of investment threatens to push peasant farmers like these members of the Jogbahn Clan off their land and erode food sovereignty. (Photo: Cargo Collective)

Traditional palm oil producers in Liberia: a new wave of investment threatens to push peasant farmers like these members of the Jogbahn Clan off their land and erode food sovereignty. (Photo: Cargo Collective)

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Ghana’s farmers battle ‘Monsanto law’ to retain seed freedom

Posted on Friday, October 24th, 2014

by Chris Walker & Oliver Tickell – The Ecologist, 24 October 2014

Farmers in Ghana marching against the Plant Breeders Bill, now before the country's parliament, September 2014. Photo: Food Sovereignty Ghana.

Farmers in Ghana marching against the Plant Breeders Bill, now before the country’s parliament, September 2014. Photo: Food Sovereignty Ghana.

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BREAKING: Juncker to take ISDS out of TTIP

Posted on Sunday, October 19th, 2014

by Simon McKeagney, Editor – TTIP2014.eu, 16 October 2014

Screen Shot 2014-10-16 at 18.36.11-73d2ad9dNews report reveals new Commission President planning imminent removal of investor-state dispute settlement

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‘The Seed War’ (La Guerre des Graines) Documentary now available in English

Posted on Sunday, October 19th, 2014

Are seeds a commodity or a vital resource to be shared for the benefit of humanity like the water we drink or the air we breathe? In the near future, farmers might lose the right to plant their own seeds. In Europe, a regulation is emerging which will impose strict controls on the use of agricultural seeds. Behind this appropriation stand five corporations already governing half of the seeds market and looking to spread their stranglehold even further.

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NO GMO BANANA REPUBLIC – STOP BANANA BIOPIRACY! – Press Release 11.10.2014

Posted on Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Paul Gauguin, Le Repas (The Meal), 1891

Paul Gauguin, Le Repas (The Meal), 1891

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Maharashtra jeopardises India’s biodiversity & food sovereignty: Only state to permit GM Field trials in the country

Posted on Friday, October 17th, 2014

IndiaGMInfo, 16 October 2014

photo: Prashanth Vishwanathan/Bloomberg

photo:
Prashanth Vishwanathan/Bloomberg

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Gujarat government to not join field trials of Genetically Modified crops

Posted on Friday, October 10th, 2014

by Mayank Aggarwal –  DNA India, 10 October 2013

Government has only allowed commercial use of Bt Cotton

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