You Are Browsing ‘Sustainable Agriculture’ Category

After the WHO’s classification of glyphosate as a “probable carcinogen”, Brazil’s cancer institute has condemned GM crops for placing the country in the top ranking globally for pesticide consumption, Claire Robinson reports. Source: GM Watch Report from INCA (in Portuguese) is here The release of...

Environmental Working Group released a new analysis Tuesday debunking the myth that genetically engineered crops (often called GMOs) will be crucial...

On March 20th, a scientific working group consisting of seventeen experts from eleven countries released their evaluation of the herbicide glyphosate and...

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) are sponsoring a secret meeting Monday...

The legal battles over the existing ban on the planting of GM maize in Mexico continue to unfold with a string of four important court victories by the...

A first study of its kind has found that GM maize transgenes have penetrated the informal seed supplies of smallholder farmers in the Eastern Cape, South...

300 farmers have taken over the building where Brazil’s GMO regulator CTNBio was meeting Thursday to decide about whether to approve GE eucalyptus...

The Fast Track High Court in Accra, Ghana sat on Tuesday for the second hearing of the GM crops case submitted by plaintiffs Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG)...

US agencies, funders such as the Gates Foundation, and agribusiness giant Monsanto are trying to force unwilling African nations to accept expensive and...

Hungary will initiate a joint alliance of European Union member states rejecting the use of genetically modified organisms in farming with the aim...