Scientific Conference 2016 TAKING STOCK – 20 YEARS OF GM CROPS – 40 YEARS OF “GENETIC ENGINEERING”


Forty years of genetic engineering (GE) have led to a host of new products and a recent surge in new techniques, but in agriculture and various other fields of application the level of insight into the effects of GE on organisms and ecosystems has …

… read moreScientific Conference 2016 TAKING STOCK – 20 YEARS OF GM CROPS – 40 YEARS OF “GENETIC ENGINEERING”


GM maize in México: An irreversible path away from agricultural biodiversity, farmer livelihoods and the right to food within the center of origin of maize


Recommendations and requests – a call to action A pro-forma public consultation period in México of requests for commercial-scale planting of GM maize has just finished as the last procedural hurdle on the path to approval, despite all previous efforts to convey. We conclude …

… read moreGM maize in México: An irreversible path away from agricultural biodiversity, farmer livelihoods and the right to food within the center of origin of maize