domingo, 20 de noviembre de 2011

Monsanto partners with USAID to push GM corn in Nepal

The southeast Asian country of Nepal is once again having to fight against foreign interests that are trying to take over its agricultural system. Biotechnology giant Monsanto apparently has its sights set on bringing genetically-modified organisms to this sliver of a country just north of India, and it is allegedly working with the United States Agency for International Development , a so-called humanitarian group, and officials in Nepal to make it happen.USAID issued a statement on Sept. 13, 2011, saying that it had partnered with Nepal's Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives and Monsanto to "promote hybrid maize...


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