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Seeing is believing: Growing food for people, with people and with nature in Cuba

Blog entry by Reyes Tirado | 13 January, 2017 2 comments

“Ojos hacen fe.” Those are the words of Lucy Martín, an inspiring Cuban researcher with Oxfam in Havana. She has lived through decades of change in Cuba, while remaining grounded in the reality of farmers there. She uses...

Farmers at losing end of GE industry

Feature story | 17 September, 2002 at 2:00

Farmers, consumers, even people in developing countries are under intense pressure to accept genetic engineering as an improvement on nature. But a new report documenting 10 years of experience by North American farmers shows that virtually every...

Fences don't stop contamination, but they do stop consultation

Feature story | 22 October, 2002 at 2:00

Jim Thomas woke up to another sleepy day in Brussels, but the police were up long before. The day’s mission – protecting the powerful GE seed industry from protestors while they plot the contamination of the European food supply. Jim tells the...

Bayer's costly GE rice scandal

Feature story | 6 November, 2007 at 1:00

When an unapproved genetically engineered (GE) crop was discovered in American rice last year, it triggered the biggest marketing and financial disaster in the history of the US rice industry. We commissioned an independent economist to do some...

Kadia, this is for you…

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 8 March, 2012 2 comments

“My rice crops dried.. as if they were burnt with fire… I did not harvest rice the year before too… Last year the rain started well, but it suddenly stopped… Some days we can not find food for our children ...” these plaintive words...

Brazil: launched a Genetic Engineering free soya program

Blog entry by Iran Magno , campaigner Greenpeace Brazil | 17 November, 2010

Great news for soya farmers in Brazil! These producers, which have been complaining of the limited availability of conventional seeds in the brazilian market, are now  counting on government help to solve the problem through  the...

GE FREE FUTURE - The European bus tour - Bob reports from the road

Blog entry by Teresa Belkow | 29 March, 2010

Our GE-free bus is currently on tour around Europe - calling for a moratorium on all genetically engineered produce in the EU in order to protect consumers, farmers and the environment. The GE Free Bus leaves Greenpeace...

GE-Free Future Tour - Afternoon in Luxembourg

Blog entry by Teresa Belkow | 31 March, 2010

25 March: Special "sight"-seeing The GE-bus driving through the European countryside You could think we were collecting signatures, photos and videos all the time and had no possibility at all to get to the must-see parts of the...

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