Monsanto Has Lost $11 Million As Indian Cotton Farmers Begin To Use Indigenous Seed*

Posted: March 8, 2017 in Uncategorized

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The Indian government has now begun actively promoting the use of indigenous seed, whilst also publicizing Monsanto profiteering illegally on Bt cotton seed. This year has already seen Monsanto lose nearly $75 million in royalties (5 billion rupees) due to farmers changing their seed choice.

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Monsanto Has Lost $11 Million As Indian Cotton Farmers Begin To Use Indigenous Seed*
By Jessica Murray

After illegally pushing a form of Bt cotton into India and Africa over 10 years ago, agrochemical company Monsanto is now losing millions of dollars due to farmers now planting their own indigenous seed. In the past, Monsanto has been accused of writing laws and breaking them in order to enter the Indian market. However, the company has now begun paying heavily for their misdeeds, following more than 300,000 farmer deaths between 1995 and 2013, many of which were attributed to Monsanto. Farmer suicides throughout Maharashtra, which is considered to be the ‘Cotton Belt’ in India, have also been linked to the greed of the corporation, according to reports.

The Indian government has now begun actively promoting the use of indigenous seed, whilst also publicizing Monsanto profiteering illegally on Bt cotton seed. This year has…

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Comments
    • Wow – what an excellent use of urban agriculture – to bring neighborhoods together and make them more safe. I’ve always maintained that grandmothers should band together and protect neighborhoods against crime.

  1. marblenecltr says:

    Better Globalist depopulation through chemistry.

  2. Best news I’ve seen in a while.

  3. The worm is definitely turning isn’t it? Worldwide people are waking up to corporate bullshit.

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