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India: 10-year moratorium on GM crops proposed

| | November 7, 2012

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Doing business in India is about to get harder for genetically modified seed companies like Monsanto, an article in this week’s Tehelka suggests. According to the magazine, the latest round of farmer protests against trials of new GM crops marks an escalating opposition to the technology — which some argue has contributed to the high rate of suicides by farmers in India’s cotton belt.

View the original article here: India: GM crops set for more obstacles, with 10-year moratorium proposed

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