No Patents on Seeds Coalition- EU must say no to patenting plants, animals and genetic material


The European Patent Office (EPO) is once again rushing patents on plants derived from conventional breeding through the application procedure. In the coming weeks, around a dozen new patents will […]

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Food Sovereignty Now!

Food Sovereignty Now!


At the World Food Summit in 1996, La Via Campesina (LVC) launched a concept that both challenged the corporate dominated, market driven model of globalised food production and distribution, as […]

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Study ties GMO corn & soybeans to butterfly losses

Study ties GMO corn & soybeans to butterfly losses


Genetically engineered corn and soybeans make it easy for farmers to eradicate weeds, including the long-lived and unruly milkweed. But a new study has revealed that they may also be putting […]

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A Landmark Victory for Justice – ‘The Biowatch Case’ laid bare in new book

A Landmark Victory for Justice – ‘The Biowatch Case’ laid bare in new book


Last Thursday evening our long-standing South African partner Biowatch celebrated the launch of a new book capturing the highs, the lows and the real inside story of an all-consuming, decade […]

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