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  • 10 simple reasons to say No to GM Maize Field Trials

    Blogpost by Manvendra Singh Inaniya - October 29, 2014 at 12:02

    09 August 2013

    Protest Against the BRAI Bill in IndiaCitizens across 20 states of India came together at Jantar Mantar for a day-long sit-in and marched towards the Parliament demanding immediate withdrawal of BRAI bill 2013. © Karan Vaid

     

    10 simple reasons to say No to GM Maize Field Trials

    1. Inadequate regulatory mechanism

    The SBCC (State Biotechnology Coordination Committee) and DLC (District Level Committee) required by the law to monitor these field trials are non-exis... Read more >

  • States Resist as the Centre Persists

    Blogpost by Manvendra Singh Inaniya - October 29, 2014 at 11:18

    04 September 2013 BRAI protest 2013

    File image from an anti BRAI ( Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India) bill protest in 2013

     

    Back in 2009, when a government tried to force Bt Brinjal on the public, voices from across the nation came out together to fight for their right to safe food and farmers’ right to seed sovereignty. The government finally accepted the public... Read more >

  • Ecological farming is the reality!

    Blogpost by Siddharth Sreenivas - October 15, 2014 at 11:59

    15 October 2014

    Pesticide Documentation in Tea estates © Vivek M. / Greenpeace

     

    Ecological farming is a mantra often thrown by environmentalists and sustainability advocates at the drop of a hat but has anyone wondered how ecological farming works - the economics of it, the research that has to go into it and finally ab... Read more >

  • The Indian Tea Industry Embarks On A New Journey... To Deliver Pesticide-Free Tea

    Blogpost by Shivani Shah - October 8, 2014 at 11:38

    08 October 2014

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    It is no small matter. For the first time in history, the biggest marketers of tea in India have taken the first step towards ensuring pesticide-free tea in the future. Now, this calls for a celebration!

    Two months and 50,000 supporters lat... Read more >

  • TGBL’S COMMITMENT TO CLEAN CHAI IS PEOPLE’S VICTORY FOR SAFE-TEA

    Blogpost by Neha Saigal - September 29, 2014 at 17:18

    29 September 2014

    Pesticide Documentation in Tea estates © Vivek M. / Greenpeace

     

    It was only last week that we had a meeting with the giants in the corporate world, the Tatas. We were meeting their team in Bangalore about our public campaign on clean chai. It had been over forty five days since our brave activists climbe... Read more >

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