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Gates Foundation Pours $10 Million Into Genetically Modified Crops

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In a decision outraging campaigners for food sovereignty and agroecological approaches, the Gates Foundation has awarded a $10 million grant to develop genetically modified (GM) crops for use in sub-Saharan Africa. This approach sets up a highly profitable scenario for seed makers, as farmers would be reliant upon these companies to continue buying their seeds, and would not be able to save the patented, modified seeds.

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I've seen several views on this one. They can be r... by Daniel Geery on Tuesday, Jul 17, 2012 at 12:48:51 PM
From 1997: Bill Gates and his computer software gi... by Allan Wayne on Tuesday, Jul 17, 2012 at 8:06:17 PM