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Glyphosate : Monsanto n'accepte pas la décision de la ministre française

Glyphosate : Monsanto n'accepte pas la décision de la ministre française | Questions de développement ... | Scoop.it
Monsanto conteste également l'évaluation qui a été faite par le CIRC du caractère cancérigène du glyphosate: "Nous considérons que cette évaluation a été faite sans prendre en compte l'intégralité des données qui sont à ce jour existantes", selon M. Charrier.

Le glyphosate et les insecticides malathion et diazinon ont été classés en mars cancérogènes "probables chez l'homme", même si les "preuves sont limitées", par le Centre international de recherche sur le cancer (CIRC).

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El mundo según Monsanto

Documental que denuncia los efectos negativos que provocan los productos agroquímicos y las semillas de soja transgénica que comercializa la empresa más grande del mundo del sector.

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La primavera sin Monsanto en Malvinas Cordoba Argentinas !

La primavera sin Monsanto en Malvinas Cordoba Argentinas ! 

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Sweet victory for Mexico beekeepers as Monsanto loses GM permit

Sweet victory for Mexico beekeepers as Monsanto loses GM permit | Questions de développement ... | Scoop.it

A small group of beekeepers in Mexico has inflicted a blow on biotech giant Monsanto, which has halted the company’s ambitions to plant thousands of hectares of soybeans genetically modified to resist the company’s pesticide Roundup.

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Monsanto in Mexico | Court rules against the Gene Giant in Yucatán

Monsanto in Mexico | Court rules against the Gene Giant in Yucatán | Questions de développement ... | Scoop.it

The court is in effect agreeing with scientists, farmers, beekeepers, and indigenous communities that Monsanto GM soy and honey production are incompatible.

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Inondations dans les Balkans : Monsanto veut « aider » les agriculteurs

Inondations dans les Balkans : Monsanto veut « aider » les agriculteurs | Questions de développement ... | Scoop.it

Monsanto va offrir pour 500 000 d’euros de semences aux agriculteurs des trois pays les plus touchés par les inondations de mai dernier. En Croatie, en Serbie et en Bosnie-Herzégovine, l’opinion publique s’inquiète : la multinationale tenterait-elle ainsi d’introduire en douce des semences génétiquement modifiées ?

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Monsanto Controls both the White House and the US Congress

Monsanto Controls both the White House and the US Congress | Questions de développement ... | Scoop.it
This incisive article by Josh Sager published one month before the November 2012 US presidential elections carefully documents how Monsanto has cornered the US political system.
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Améliorer la qualité de vie des agriculteurs

Améliorer la qualité de vie des agriculteurs | Questions de développement ... | Scoop.it

"Dans le cadre de notre engagement en faveur de l’agriculture durable, nous nous sommes fixés en 2008 l’objectif d’aider les agriculteurs à améliorer leur qualité de vie, ce qui concernera notamment 5 millions de personnes issues de familles pauvres d’ici 2030."

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L'Afrique, terre promise pour les semenciers américains

Monsanto, Pioneer ou encore Limagrain, les plus gros semenciers de la planète se lancent à l'assaut de l'Afrique. Ces géants de l'agro-business et des biotechnologies investissent de plus en plus sur un marché qui compte pour l'instant peu d'acteurs, celui du commerce des semences.
Actuellement 80% des graines utilisées en Afrique sont produites par les petits exploitants eux même.
Ces graines sont depuis des siècles soigneusement sélectionnées, récoltées et conservées par les familles d'agriculteurs.


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Monsanto and Big Food Losing the GMO and 'Natural' Food Fight

After 20 years of battling Monsanto and corporate agribusiness, food and farm activists in Vermont, backed by a growing movement across the country, are on the verge of a monumental victory -- mandatory labels on genetically engineered foods and a ban on the routine industry practice of labeling GMO-tainted foods as "natural."

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Seed Money or Seed Sovereignty? Chile Beats Monsanto Law (For Now)

Seed Money or Seed Sovereignty? Chile Beats Monsanto Law (For Now) | Questions de développement ... | Scoop.it

Chilean farmers had a recent victory when they beat the Monsanto Law -- a bill that aimed to privatize indigenous seeds. Chile struggles to remain seed sovereign.

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Africa bullied to grow defective BT Maize: the failure of Monsanto's M810 maize in South Africa

Africa bullied to grow defective BT Maize: the failure of Monsanto's M810 maize in South Africa | Questions de développement ... | Scoop.it

The African Centre for Biosafety (ACB) has released a new report 'Africa bullied to grow defective Bt Maize: the failure of Monsanto's MON810 maize in South Africa,' showing how Monsanto's GM maize which utterly failed in SA, is now being foisted on the rest of the continent, through 'sleight of hand.'

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La « loi Monsanto » repoussée par le gouvernement Chilien

La « loi Monsanto » repoussée par le gouvernement Chilien | Questions de développement ... | Scoop.it


Les opposants aux brevetage du vivant viennent de remporter une première bataille législative au Chili. Le gouvernement a annoncé le 17 mars la suspension du projet de loi de protection des obtentions végétales, rebaptisé « loi Monsanto ».

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Monsanto/Bayer's GM Plants Contaminate Europe Despite Ban

Monsanto/Bayer's GM Plants Contaminate Europe Despite Ban | Questions de développement ... | Scoop.it
New evidence reveals that despite a ban on cultivation of GM rapeseed in Europe, Monsanto and Bayer's plants are now freely growing there.
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Réponses aux attaques du géant des OGM

Réponses aux attaques du géant des OGM | Questions de développement ... | Scoop.it

Le film de Paul Moreira, « Bientôt dans vos assiettes » (fiche du film, articles de presse, extrait), établissait les dégâts causés en Argentine par une utilisation de plus en plus massive et incontrôlée de produits chimiques dangereux sur les zones de culture OGM. Monsanto a lancé la contre-attaque et le réalisateur leur répond.

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Acquisition of Africa’s SeedCo by Monsanto, Groupe Limagrain: neo-colonial occupation

The Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA) is deeply concerned about the recent acquisitions by multi-national seed companies of large parts of SeedCo, one of Africa’s largest home-grown seed companies. Attracting foreign investment from the world’s largest seed companies, most of who got to their current dominant positions by devouring national seed companies and their competitors through mergers and acquisitions, is an inevitable consequence of the fierce drive to commercialise agriculture in Africa.

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How the US Sold Africa to Multinationals Like Monsanto, Cargill, DuPont, PepsiCo, ...

How the US Sold Africa to Multinationals Like Monsanto, Cargill, DuPont, PepsiCo, ... | Questions de développement ... | Scoop.it

The G8 scheme does nothing to address the problems that are at the core of hunger and malnutrition but will serve only to further poverty and inequality. 

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U.S. Government To Pull Foreign Aid In El Salvador For Refusing Monsanto Seeds

U.S. Government To Pull Foreign Aid In El Salvador For Refusing Monsanto Seeds | Questions de développement ... | Scoop.it
Governments do not dictate major policy, major multinational corporations do. We’ve seen this time and time again, and one of the best examples out there is Monsanto.
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Agriculture And Biotech Giant Monsanto Controls America? -

Agriculture And Biotech Giant Monsanto Controls America? - | Questions de développement ... | Scoop.it

Agriculture and biotech giant Monsanto (MON) has become the poster child for genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The St. Louis-based company has led efforts since the 1990s to make GMOs part of the nation’s diet. It also dominates the market for genetically modified crops, supplying farmers across the world with its corn, soy, sugar beets and  alfalfa seeds.

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Monsanto and the Bio-Tech Conglomerates: Sowing the Seeds of Famine in Ethiopia

Monsanto and the Bio-Tech Conglomerates: Sowing the Seeds of Famine in Ethiopia | Questions de développement ... | Scoop.it

The research focussed on how GMO seeds were used as of the mid-1990s to destabilize the agricultural cycle in Ethiopia.  This diabolical “free market” agenda was a dress rehearsal for the  agri-bio-tech conglomerates’ assault led by Monsanto on peasant economies in all major regions of the World.

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Burkina Faso - Lutte contre la pauvreté en milieu rural : Monsanto lance son programme social

Burkina Faso - Lutte contre la pauvreté en milieu rural : Monsanto lance son programme social | Questions de développement ... | Scoop.it

« Produire plus, préserver plus et améliorer la vie des agriculteurs », tel est le crédo de la firme américaine Monsanto depuis sa présence au Burkina Faso en 2003 dans la culture du coton transgénique communément appelé coton Bt. A travers son nouveau programme social lancé par le Ministre Gnissa Isaï KONATE de la Recherche Scientifique et de l’Innovation, Monsanto veut contribuer à réduire un tant soit peu la pauvreté dans les ménages en zones rurales à travers la création de projets.

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Monsanto GM soy is scarier than you think

Monsanto GM soy is scarier than you think | Questions de développement ... | Scoop.it

Soybeans are the second-largest US crop after corn, covering about a quarter of American farmland. We grow more soybeans than any other country except Brazil. According to the US Department of Agriculture, more than 90 percent of the soybeans churned out on US farms each year are genetically engineered to withstand herbicides, nearly all of them involving one called Roundup. Organic production, by contrast, is marginal—it accounts for less than 1 percent of total American acreage devoted to soy.

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Monsanto Subsidiary’s GMO Cotton Banned in Indian State After Crop Failure and Massive Losses

Monsanto Subsidiary’s GMO Cotton Banned in Indian State After Crop Failure and Massive Losses | Questions de développement ... | Scoop.it

The genetically modified cotton, Monsanto's proprietary Bt strain, has now been officially banned in the Indian state of Karnataka. The cotton, accounting for up to 90% of the US  market, has apparently failed to deliver on the promise of higher yields and pest resistance in India.

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Is Monsanto the enemy of family farmers?

Is Monsanto the enemy of family farmers? | Questions de développement ... | Scoop.it

After years of work by scientific public interest organizations such as Center for Food Safety and governmental bodies such as the United Nations, consumers around the world are becoming aware of the dangers of industrial, chemical-based agriculture. The most legitimate science and research bodies recommend turning toward organic and sustainable agriculture, shunning genetically engineered (GE or GMO) products and the chemicals they are designed to promote.

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UK 'aid' is financing a corporate scramble for Africa

600 million of UK aid money is going to help companies like Unilever and Monsanto take over African land and agriculture. The corporate power-grab will be disastrous for the small-scale farmers who feed at least 70% of Africa's people.

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