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Fourteen years ago, the Bill and Melinda Gates and Rockefeller foundations launched the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) with the goal of bringing Africa its own Green Revolution in agricultural productivity. Armed with high-yield commercial seeds, fertilizers and pesticides, AGRA eventually...

Widespread use of pesticides, including the world’s most used herbicide, glyphosate, can speed the transmission of the debilitating disease schistosomiasis...

Three dozen United Nations (UN) human rights expert called last Thursday on wealthy countries to end the “deplorable” practice of exporting banned...

Glyphosate is the most used weedkiller in India with over 675,000 Kg of it spread on Indian farmland in 2018-2019, however a new change on who is allowed...

Canada’s largest agribusiness, Richardson International, will no longer accept oat crops that have been pre-harvest sprayed with glyphosate or any other...

The Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT), Mexico’s Environment Ministry, has announced that glyphosate-based herbicides will...

A federal judge in California has blocked efforts by the state to require cancer warning labels on Bayer-Monsanto’s signature weedkiller, Roundup. Glyphosate,...

U.S. farming and conservation groups asked the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals last week to find Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew...

Bayer AG said on Tuesday it will scrap a nearly $1 billion project to produce the chemical dicamba in the United States, but said the move is unrelated...

Chemicals manufacturers BASF and Bayer have been given enormous payouts of  Covid-19 support cash from the British government just weeks after announcing...