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Monsanto "Aid" to Haiti a Trojan Horse?

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posted on Jun, 5 2010 @ 07:49 AM
From "The Catholic Review" via "Blacklisted News":

Monsanto’s 475-ton seed donation challenged by Haitian peasants

Source: The Catholic Review

WASHINGTON - Advocates for Haitian peasants said a U.S.-based company’s donation of up to 475 tons of hybrid vegetable seeds to aid Haitian farmers will harm the island-nation’s agriculture.

The advocates contend the donation is being made in an effort to shift farmer dependence from local seed to more expensive hybrid varieties shipped from overseas.

Haitian farmers and small growers traditionally save seed from season to season or buy the seed they desire from traditional seed markets.

So Monsanto cons Haiti's farmers into using their seeds - then they sue next year after the traditional crops have been contaminated.

Neat trick, Monsanto.


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