An evolving global network of people challenging corporate control of the food system.
An independent indigenous controlled initiative that supports and enables indigenous peoples to reframe the discussions and negotiations on intellectual property rights and traditional knowledge that are occurring in a wide range of forum, through our own perspectives and from within our own cultures.
Part of the growing anti-corporate movement springing up around the world.
An online news service created to provide up to date information about the global biocrisis and those who are taking direct action to try and slow it down
GENET's main work is to provide information on genetic engineering for the member organisations and the interested public via email-lists and to coordinate activities and campaigns.
Campaigns for sustainable and just societies and for the protection of the environment, unites more than 30 national organisations with thousands of local groups and is part of the world's largest grassroots environmental network, Friends of the Earth International.
Focuses on the use of hype, propaganda & spin to promote this technology, and on exposing the role played by corporate-friendly scientists, industry front groups, PR companies, lobbyists, and political groups.
A U.K. nonprofit whose mission includes promoting science responsible to civil society and the public good, independent of commercial and other special interests, or of government control.
The continuing patenting of seeds, conventional plant varieties and animal species leads to far-reaching expropriations of farmers and breeders: farmers are deprived of their rights to save their harvested seeds, and breeders are under strong limitations to use the patented seeds freely for further breeding.
Details the fight between Percy Schmeiser, a farmer from Bruno, Saskatchewan Canada whose Canola fields were contaminated with Monsanto's Round-Up Ready Canola. Monsanto's position is that it doesn't matter whether Schmeiser knew or not that his canola field was contaminated with the Roundup Ready gene and that he must pay their technology fee.
An Australia-wide network of farmers who are concerned about the economic, environmental and social impacts of genetically modified crops."
An independent non-profit international network of organizations and individuals involved in issues relating to development, the Third World and North-South issues. One of it objectives is to provide a platform representing broadly Southern interests and perspectives at international forums."
A policy and action research organization in Bangladesh, formed in 1984 by a group of activists to support peoples' movement for social, economic, political and cultural transformation.