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GEAC – Protector or Perpetrator?

Feature story | March 7, 2005 at 4:30

NEW DELHI, India — The overwhelming evidence on the failure of Bt cotton in Andhra Pradesh and gross regulatory failure of Bt Cotton across the country has forced the GEAC not to renew Monsanto’s permission for Mech- 12, Mech- 162 and Mech –184...

Strategies to ensure farmers dependence on corporations

Publication | April 12, 2005 at 15:33

GM Crop Trials Shrouded in Secrecy

Press release | February 27, 2006 at 4:30

NEW DELHI, India — The Genetic Engineering Approval Committee [GEAC] and the State Governments today accepted that they are not kept informed by the companies on where the GM crop trials are happening. This was revealed at a meeting convened by...


Feature story | September 18, 2005 at 3:30

BANGALORE, India — Pied piper Monsanto is using every trick and tune to beguile poor farmers with its Bt serenade. First it decided to play God and tinker irresponsibly with genes. Now this smooth operator is working to ensure that it’s mutated...

Monsanto Reaps As It Sows. And So Shall The GEAC.

Feature story | June 22, 2005 at 3:30

BANGALORE, India — Barely four months ago, Greenpeace astounded a press conference by revealing that farmers in the Narsampet mandal of Warangal district, Andhra Pradesh, had been cheated by agro-chemical giant Monsanto to the tune of over Rupees...

The cotton farmer or the greedy corporation. Who does the GEAC represent?

Feature story | May 12, 2005 at 3:30

The GEAC in its current avatar has been in existence for about fifteen years now. It is feared that it will morph into a new impotent regulatory body if the new biotech policy is adopted sometime later this year.

Greenpeace exposes Government-Monsanto nexus to cheat Indian farmers

Feature story | March 3, 2005 at 4:30

NEW DELHI, India — One day before Bt Cotton comes up for review before the Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC), Greenpeace and Sarvodaya Youth Organization released the two versions of a report prepared by the Joint Director of...

The GEAC - Still Silent On A Damning Report

Feature story | August 16, 2005 at 3:30

BANGALORE, India — Here’s how the public-private partnership goes about its work these days.

Say No to Bt Cotton

Press release | March 1, 2005 at 4:30

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