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  Posting date: August 28, 2018
New Lab-Created Animal Protein Replacements Need Careful Assessment
This report calls for new food ingredients such as animal protein alternatives derived from biotechnologies, including genetic engineering, to be assessed for safety before being allowed to be used in food or placing on the market.
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  Posting date: May 11, 2017
Legal Opinion Concludes that Monsanto’s Activities Impact Human Rights, Better Regulation Needed to Protect Victims
The five international judges of the 'Monsanto Tribunal' have presented their legal opinion and concluded that Monsanto has engaged in practices which have negatively impacted the right to a healthy environment, the right to food and the right to health
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  Posting date: June 24, 2016
Conventional Breeding Outpaces Biotech Efforts to Produce Nutrient-Efficient Crops
Conventional crop-breeding techniques are outpacing high-biotech efforts in a global race to develop crops that grow well in soils depleted of nutrients.
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  Posting date: May 17, 2016
New Crop Technologies for Africa Not Scale-Neutral
This paper describes how the corporate shaping of crop technology R&D has significantly shifted the technological trajectory away from smallholders’ needs and interests.
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  Posting date: June 10, 2015
Where GM Crops and Foods are in the World
This report describes what, where and how much GM crops are grown in Canada and around the world and where they end up in our food system.
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  Posting date: May 24, 2012
Hazardous Harvest: Genetically Modified Crops in South Africa: 2008-2012
This report provides a comprehensive update of the situation with GMOs in South Africa
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  Posting date: April 19, 2012
Opposition to Biotech Giant Monsanto Growing Worldwide
Around the world, resistance against agrochemical corporations that push GMOs are gaining momentum.
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  Posting date: April 20, 2009
Africa's Green Revolution rolls out the Gene Revolution
The 'New Green Revolution in Africa', touted since the 1990s, has recently began to emphasise more on biotechnology due to the huge fundings from the Rockefellar and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
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  Posting date: March 10, 2009
Voices from Africa
This report challenges Western-led plans for a GE revolution in African agriculture and includes perspectives from African farmers and environmentalists on their solutions to hunger and poverty in the continent.
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  Posting date: June 25, 2008
Fact sheets on GMOs
Fact sheets on the EU authorisation process, GMOs, the environmental, health and socio-economic impacts of GMOs
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