Zero Budget Natural Farming in Andhra Pradesh Outperforms Conventional Agriculture

Zero Budget Natural Farming in Andhra Pradesh has led to significantly higher crop yields compared to conventional farming. […]

Genetically Modified Animals: Ethics, Welfare and Privatization

Genetic modifications in animals accelerate the privatization of living organisms, the concentration of capital and the loss of autonomy of breeders, perpetuating an agro-industrial system. […]

Gene-edited Crops and Animals: Hype or Reality?

Gene edited crops and animals appear characterized by incomplete science and a reckless boom-and-bust business model – hardly the answer to ensuring food security. […]

A Systems Biology Approach to Assessing Potential Unintended Effects in GM Crops

Empirical evidences shows that a science-based, risk-related approach based on omics techniques can be implemented for risk assessment of GMOs, to assess potential unintended effects. […]

Food sovereignty addresses poverty, hunger, inequality and climate change

This report shows the alternatives that peasant movements around the world are building based on the principles of food sovereignty in response to the intersecting crises of climate, neocolonial corporate control, poverty, and inequality. […]

Mexico-US Deadlock over Mexico’s Restrictions on GM maize

The U.S. has filed a complaint against Mexico’s restriction on the use of GM maize, but Mexico is reserving its right to take precautionary measures it considers important to protect public health and the environment, including the genetic integrity of its native maize. […]

Philippines Supreme Court Issues Writ on Golden Rice and Bt Eggplant

The Supreme Court of the Philippines has issued a Writ of Kalikasan in response to a petition to stop the commercial propagation of the genetically modified crops Golden Rice and Bt Eggplant in the country. […]

Current Models Assessing Gene Drives Lack Ecological Realism

Given that the effects of gene drives in the environment may be irreversible, more ecological realism is needed in models used to assist environmental risk assessments. […]

Breaking the Vicious Cycle of Pesticides and Climate Change with Agroecology

Pesticides contribute significantly to greenhouse gas emissions while climate change is expected to increase pesticide application. Agroecology is the solution to breaking this vicious cycle. […]

Environment ministers challenge the Commission’s upcoming proposal on new GMOs

Several European environment ministers have raised concerns about the Commissions’ proposals to exclude new GMOs from the EU’s current biosafety laws. […]