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The GMO crisis in Swaziland

Blog

Swaziland is under enormous pressure to introduce genetically modified organisms (GMOs) into the country’s farming system. This pressure is coming not only from Monsanto but also from farmers and some sections of the public who have been fed a great deal of misinformation and hype by the pro-biotech machinery.

GM Cotton push in Swaziland: Next target for failed Bt cotton

Briefing paper
Publication
Report

This paper examines the application of the Bt cotton field trials currently underway in Swaziland. This is situated within the broader wave of GM application and trials across the continent, along with the weakening of national biosafety regulations, as part of the GM push across Africa.

A profile of Monsanto in South Africa

Publication

Monsanto is a globally dominant company in the agrochemical, seed and agricultural biotechnology sector. It has been active in the agrochemicals market in South Africa since 1968, and now owns almost all traits used in the South African GM crop market.

GMOs in South Africa - 2008 Overviews

Publication

From January 2007 to July 2008 the GMO Executive Council, the governmental body responsible for granting GMO permits in South Africa, granted a taggering 425 new permits for import, export, commodity clearance and general and trial release.