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Friday, April 6,2012

New Report Shows Opposition to Monsanto Growing Worldwide

The day that biotech giant Monsanto (NYSE:MON) released its second quarter earnings, a new report by civil society organisations showed that around the world, small-holder and organic farmers, local communities and social movements are increasingly resisting and rejecting Monsanto and the agro-industrial model that it represents.

The new report, jointly produced by La Via Campesina, Friends of the Earth International and Combat Monsanto—available in English, French and Spanish—provides snapshots of frontline struggles against Monsanto and other agrochemical corporations pushing genetically modified (GM) crops onto farmers and into the environment.

“This report demonstrates that the increasingly vocal objections from social movements and civil society organisations are having an impact on the introduction of GM crops,” said Josie Riffaud from La Via Campesina.

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