Tag: GM crops & food security

Transgenic Crop (Field Trial)s & Food Security: more than 150 scientists write to MoEF

  To:                                              February 8th, 2013   Ms Jayanti Natarajan, Hon’ble Minister for Environment & Forests, Government of India.   Dear Madam,   Sub: TRANSGENIC CROP (FIELD TRIAL)S & FOOD SECURITY   Greetings! This is in the context of the Ministry of Agriculture responding on behalf of the Union of India to the Supreme Court Technical […]

“GM Crops a Danger to India’s Food and Nutrition Security”

’GM lobbyists’ claims of yield advantage for GMOs unfounded, state international scientists’ Hyderabad, September 27th 2012: GM crops do not provide a solution to current and coming challenges. These include climate change, increased losses from pests, increasing population, scarce water and expensive energy and fertilizers. Analysis of Monsanto’s new drought-tolerant maize shows that conventional breeding […]

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