On this page you will find all of ACB’s publications. To the right are the search categories that will help you navigate around the ACB’s extensive work.

Agroecology versus Industrial Agriculture

Fact sheet

These graphics, captured in an easy to read and visually informative manner, illustrate the stark difference of practices and values between the current industrial food system and agroecological food systems.

International Regulation

Fact sheet

International law governing GMOs

Genetic engineering (GE), also called genetic modification (GM), is not just a modern version of the
natural breeding that we know and have practised for many thousands of years. It is a new and

GM Soya in SA

Fact sheet

Genetically modified soya in South Africa


GM Maize in SA

Fact sheet

Genetically modified maize in South Africa

Genetically modified (GM) maize is big business globally. In 2011, farmers grew about 51 million hectares of GM maize.

GM Cotton in SA

Fact sheet

Genetically modified cotton in South Africa


SA Labelling

Fact sheet

Labelling of genetically modified food in South Africa

Food labelling ? your ?right to know? It is a consumers? right to know what is in their food and to make informed choices about what they

Who benefits?

Fact sheet

Genetically modified crops in South Africa: a failure for farmers


GM Myths

Fact sheet

What you should know about GM crops

Myths are based on false promises and deception, against actual reality and genuine concerns. The biotechnology industry has spread a lot of myths about what GMOs can do. These are not based on fact and have been shown to be false in reality.

What is a GM crop?

Fact sheet

An introduction to GM seeds: why they?re so different to what we know

What is genetic modification (GM)?