LaDonna Redmond is a long-time community activist who successfully worked to get Chicago Public Schools to evaluate junk food, launched urban agriculture projects, started a community grocery store and worked on federal farm policies to expand access to healthy food in low-income communities. In 2009, Redmond was one of 25 citizen and business leaders named a Responsibility Pioneer by Time Magazine.
"Why should you care."
Paraguay: Environmental organizations against the illegal approval of GM cotton by the new coup-instated government
July 11, 2012
Read the original Spanish release.
July 15, 2012, BBC
A team of British plant scientists has won a $10m (£6.4m) grant from the Gates Foundation to develop GM cereal crops.
It is one of the largest single investments into GM in the UK and will be used to cultivate corn, wheat and rice that need little or no fertiliser.
It comes at a time when bio-tech researchers are trying to allay public fears over genetic modification.
Saturnino M. Borras Jr. and Jennifer C. Franco
TNI Agrarian Justice Programme Discussion Paper
1. Land sovereignty is the right of working peoples to have effective access to, use of, and control over land and the benefits of its use and occupation, where land is understood as resource, territory, and landscape.
Corporation faces criminal charges for concealing own study in which cows died after eating its genetically modified corn.
Dr Eva Sirinathsinghji, Published by ISIS, June 13, 2012