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  • Series: Global Issues Series
  • Brave New Seeds

    The Threat of Transgenic Crops to Farmers in the South

    By Robert Ali, Brac De La Perriere and Franck Seuret     January 2000

    Consumers have taken the lead in rejecting the biotech industry’s determination to foist GMOs on an unsuspecting and unconsulted public. This book gives a voice for the first time to farmers. They are the people being pressured by half a dozen giant corporations to grow these genetically engineered crops. What are the possible downsides for them, particularly for those hundreds of millions of farmers living in the developing countries? On their environment? On their health? On their independence? On their tenuous hold in the marketplace?

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