SOME RESOURCES THAT WOULD BE USEFUL FOR PEOPLE ENGAGING WITH THE DEBATE

“Can GM and Organic Co-Exist in India?”: booklet, August 2014 (ASHA and Jatan)

“Genetically Modified Foods and Crops: Some Facts That Everyone Should Know” is a brief booklet that explains various controversies related to GMOs. Centre for Sustainable Agriculture, 2013.

You can download an introductory handbook (2008) on Genetic Engineering in Indian Agriculture here.

A hindi version of this handbook, more updated (2010) is available here.

A briefing paper on Bt brinjal (2006) can be downloaded here.

A briefing paper on Herbicide Tolerant GM crops and Monsanto’s GM maize which will be sought to be commercialised soon in India is available here.

A compilation of hundreds of published papers on the various adverse impacts of GMOs is available here.

For taking action against the entry of GMOs in our food and farming in India, please do visit www.iamnolabrat.com from where a petition to the Prime Minister of India can be signed.

Some useful videos, including documentaries from India related to Bt cotton and GM foods like Bt brinjal are listed at GMWatch on this link. The India-specific videos can be accessed here.