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GMO imperialism: Bill Gates and biotech industry are forcing unwilling African countries to accept costly, untested GMOs

Wednesday 18th March 2015 at 06:50 

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‘A number of American corporations and foundations are spearheading efforts to spread genetically modified organisms to the African continent, including agri-giant Monsanto and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, according to a just-released report.

“The U.S., the world’s top producer of GM crops, is seeking new markets for American GM crops in Africa,” said Haidee Swanby of the African Center for Biosafety, which authored the report commissioned by Friends of the Earth International. “The U.S. administration’s strategy consists of assisting African nations to produce biosafety laws that promote agribusiness interests instead of protecting Africans from the potential threats of GM crops.”‘

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