Today we look at a ruling by Mexico’s Supreme Court upholding a ban on GMO corn, ongoing violence against protestors in Swaziland, and more
We also take a look into the electricity workers’ protests in France
The rally is part of global mobilization to advocate for the environment and fight the use of pesticides
A recent two-day symposium examined key issues in Indian agriculture today, including increasing corporate control over different aspects of the sector, land grabs and the use of different trade agreements to capture and rig markets in the global south.
Kenyan activist Ruth Nyambura of the African Ecofeminist Collective spoke to Peoples Dispatch in Caracas, Venezuela during the International Peoples’ Assembly in February.
According to the new law that will be discussed in parliament on November 22, seed corporations such as Bayer-Monsanto and Syngenta would be authorized to collect royalties from the farmers even when the re-plant seeds from the previous harvest