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How Bill Gates Is Causing the Collapse of Traditional Farming and Local Food Economies

Submitted by Food Democracy Now on October 24, 2016 - 1:33pm

Our farmer-managed seed systems in Africa are being criminalized and displaced by a very aggressive green revolution project of corporate occupation by big multinational companies. This violent agrarian transformation is facing profound objection.

Burkina Faso Association Seeks $ 83 Million from Monsanto over GMO Cotton Failure

Submitted by Food Democracy Now on April 5, 2016 - 1:00am

By SustainablePulse, 

Burkina Faso’s cotton association is seeking 48.3 billion CFA francs ($83.91 million) in compensation from U.S. seed company Monsanto after it said genetically modified cotton led to a drop in quality, association members said on Monday.

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