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An open letter to the Election Commission

Press release | March 26, 2014 at 11:42

On the 25th of March, Greenpeace India sent a letter to the Chief Election Commissioner of India citing a violation of the model code of conduct by the UPA government.

Greenpeace demands GEAC not to approve GM field trials

Press release | March 19, 2014 at 16:09

Greenpeace, India demands the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC), which is due to meet on March 21, 2014, not to approve open air field trials of different transgenic varieties of GM crops as the Union Minister for Environment and...

Greenpeace India lauds Govt decision to put GM crop field trials on hold

Press release | June 22, 2013 at 13:00

New Delhi: June 22, 2013: Greenpeace India welcomed the Indian government’s decision to stop the permission for field trials of GM crops and called it a step in the right direction for keeping our food and farms free from contamination from GM...

DRAFT MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING

Publication | June 22, 2005 at 12:36

The Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of Andhra Pradesh and seed producers/seed marketers.

GEAC fails the nation

Press release | October 14, 2009 at 3:30

NEW DELHI, India — GEAC considered the approval of Bt Brinjal, India's first genetically modified food crop for public consumption.

Indian people voice their concern about Moily's approval of GE field trials!

Blog entry by Neha Saigal | March 6, 2014

The massive opposition to genetically engineered (GE) crops in India has almost entirely stopped the entry of this risky and unwanted technology into our farms and plates. But the proponents of this technology and their cronies are...

GEAC set for review

Blog entry by Ignatius Thekaekara | February 8, 2013

Stay up-to-date on news related to the environment. The Genetic Engineering Appraisal committee (GEAC), which is the government entity to approve genetically modified crops for field trials and commercial release, is set to be...

GM corn: a looming threat to our food and farming

Blog entry by Shivani Shah | February 8, 2013

Monsanto's Bt corn is the new Bt brinjal. No, it is not up for approval to be authorised for the market. Yet it has reached the stage of large-scale open field trials at six locations across the country from early 2010 until late 2012.

Bt brinjal expert committee=foxes guarding the chicken coop

Blog entry by Kapil Mishra | April 29, 2011

When the Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC) expert group members met on Wednesday, April 27th, to discuss Bt brinjal, they were shocked to see Greenpeace activists standing right next to their meeting room with a "We Say No...

Karnataka pulls the plug on GM trials

Blog entry by Shivani Shah | August 12, 2011

In a landmark decision, the Karnataka government decided to pull the plug on all field trials of genetically modified (GM) crops across the state, securing the environment, farmers and health of people in the state from...

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