+ THE PLIGHT OF FARMERS IN THE EASTERN CAPE
The ugly truth about GM crops in South Africa's Eastern Cape province.
+ HYPING BT COTTON TO AFRICAN FARMERS
Reuters reports claims being made to farmers in Zimbabwe that Bt
cotton will boost production by 400%!
By way of comparison, see the film A Disaster in Search of Success -
Bt Cotton in the Global South which explains what has actually
happened to Bt cotton farmers in neighbouring South Africa, as well
as to farmers in Indonesia and India when they have grown Bt cotton.
+ GM CROPS ARE A FAILURE
Zimbabwean agricultural policy expert Roger Mpande warns that GM
crops are not beneficial to farmers and warns about their health,
environmental and social impacts.
+ HEAVY HANDS - MONSANTO'S CONTROL IN SOUTH AFRICA
This highly readable report provides an excellent introduction to the
Monsanto Corporation as well as explaining its extraordinary market
power in South Africa. Highly recommended.