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Papaya - The Failure of GE Papaya in Hawaii

Publication | 25 May, 2006 at 2:00

The ringspot virus-resistant genetically engineered (GE)papaya introduced in Hawaii in 1998 has been a commercial failure that has propelled the Islands’ papaya industry towards collapse.Fewer papayas are harvested in Hawaii now than at any time...

The Expanding Soybean Frontier

Publication | 15 November, 2005 at 12:10

Within the last 10 years, Argentina’s agricultural production system has become dominated by one crop: the genetically engineered Roundup Ready soybean developed by US agrochemical company Monsanto. The large scale environmental, social, and...

Rice at Risk - Genetically engineered Bt rice - food saftey concerns and...

Publication | 13 April, 2005 at 2:00

GE Bt rice Science briefing

Rice at Risk - BB rice media brief

Publication | 13 April, 2005 at 2:00

BB rice short media briefing

Rice, Biodiversity & Nutrients

Publication | 17 March, 2005 at 1:00

What happened to the rice landraces during the 'Green Revolution'? There are few sectors in agriculture where the so-called Green Revolution had such an overwhelming impact as in rice production. In 1966, the International Rice Research Institute...

Vitamin A Solutions

Publication | 17 March, 2005 at 1:00

Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) affects about 40% of the world population. Many of those affected from vitamin and mineral deficiencies (VMD) appear to have enough to eat but still regularly miss vitamins and micronutrients such as iron, iodine or...

Confidential comments from US government on the CEC report

Publication | 18 October, 2004 at 2:00

History of the CEC report on Mexican maize

Publication | 18 October, 2004 at 2:00

Backgrounder on political and social issues that relate to the NAFTA Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) process on maize genetic contamination in Mexico.

Genetically engineered (GE) papaya threatens Thailand's farmers, consumers & the...

Publication | 1 September, 2004 at 2:00

In September 1997, the US government approved the commercial release of genetically engineered (GE) papaya in Hawaii. After licensing agreements were completed with the universities and corporations (including the GE industry giant Monsanto)...

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