GMO references

March 7th, 2011

http://www.agassessment.org/reports/IAASTD/EN/Agriculture%20at%20a%20Crossroads_Global%20Summary%20for%20Decision%20Makers%20%28English%29.pdf

The IAASTD report (above) is a foundational document that the multinational corporations at Davos in Feb 2011 have chosen to ignore.

Central to the IAASTD report is a call for more diversified, ecologically sound production systems, combined with attention to a number of social, ecological and distributional goals.  This would not foster monoculture, reduce farmers’ independence, nor centralize control of our food system.

http://www.cbc.ca/thecurrent/episode/2011/02/08/global-food/

A recent excellent interview with Dr. Evan Fraser ( U of G)  and Fred Kaufman ( Harper’s).

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