Mapa del Maiz Transgénico en México Science And Technology, Infographic, Aula de el mundo/alimentos transgénicos Science And Technology, Biology. La justicia mexicana ordenó a la Sagarpa y Semarnat suspender todas las actividades de siembra de maíz transgénico en el país, así como. Aunque en México está prohibida la producción de maíz transgénico, este año el gobierno permitirá la importación de 10 millones de.

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When planting time irrigated or seasonal rolls around again in northern Mexico, we will find out whether the corporations think they have their winning conditions in place. We must now pay close attention to the origin of all the maize we consume, ttransgenico that it is found in a great variety of processed foods.

Recibir un email con cada nueva entrada. Pambazuka Press,79— See Boxes 1, 2, and 3. Farmers speak out 03 December Only the soil can free us 29 November More.

We stand for the political, biological, and territorial integrity of Mexico as the centre of origin and ongoing diversity of maize, as embodied in the continuing vitality of its indigenous peoples. In recent years, Mexican activists have put the grave problem of GE contamination in the centre of origin of maize on the radar screen in this country and abroad.

The whole continent is seeing a wave of measures, such as seed and intellectual property laws, designed to facilitate multinational control over agriculture. I hope that the government of Mexico will take account of the concerns of all interested parties and will make appropriate decisions. Sagarpa, in a phone conversation, declined to attend because it is allegedly waiting for direction from the new government before taking a policy position.

Para el ci [ What with the many injustices represented by these two transhenico, Mexican activist organizations are looking at initiating domestic and international legal challenges to have them overturned. RDM has maintained a three-pronged strategy throughout this time: Ultimately, the most trenchant lesson to be derived from these months of uncertainty is that people have to maintain focus on what RDM has been advocating for years: GRAIN is a small international non-profit organisation that works to support small farmers and social movements in their struggles trahsgenico community-controlled and biodiversity-based food systems.

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La Jornada: No más permisos al maíz transgénico

No permitiremos que se pierdan nuestras semillas, ni que se contaminen por transgenes propiedad de empresas transnacionales. Pre-hearings provide an opportunity to discover the governmental bodies, corporate groups, or individuals responsible for these injustices and to discuss ways to remedy the situation. Hands off our maize! Lumpkin claims that when delivered by non-profit organisations such as CIMMYT, genetically modified organisms GMOs can help tackle rural inequality by spreading technology that is currently largely limited to the developed world.


Their first grievance was that not a single government official was in attendance, even though invitations were sent out well in advance. But it would be a trqnsgenico to assume the threat no longer exists. Another seeks to demonstrate that companies have knowingly attempted to transggenico the relationship between people and their means of subsistence land, seeds, water, earth, biodiversity, and other parts of the commons. They end up in the cities, swelling the army of underemployed workers who are the very target of such antihunger crusades.

With this act of voluntary mortificationl as a civic gesture, we honour those 30 million of our compatriots who go hungry or cannot get enough food every day. Download PDF version 2. Other languages You can read this site in English, Spanish or French by selecting the appropriate language at the top of the page.

Rechazo internacional a la siembra de maíz transgénico en México

At the mmaiz time, we must root out transgencio alien or unknown seeds, especially if those seeds are promoted by the government and the companies. This response is far removed from the one given in a letter to the same organizations by Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias of the Convention mwxico Biological Diversity:.

After years of litigation, Schmeiser lost the case and the company was strengthened. This dynamic, unparalleled mega-experiment in indigenous plant breeding is one the peoples of Mesoamerica have been carrying out ceaselessly for over six thousand years.

These are states in which large quantities of maize are grown for human consumption. The goal for the four-month horizon is to identify the main weed plants, and for the six-month horizon to evaluate the main GE maize lines in terms of biomass and seed production, in order to improve Kenyan crops.

As the new administration took power, various student, community, and environmental organizations, both urban and rural, held an event on the steps of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries, and Food Sagarpawhich has final authority over GMO permits.

The discussion was attended by over a thousand people.

Importarán 30 mil mdp de maíz amarillo transgénico

Information has been disseminated through the newspapers, social networks, meetings, assemblies, workshops, international petition campaigns, strikes, sit-in and fasts, public debates, and radio spots by well-known activists, intellectuals, and artists.

This is why, given the emergency we are now facing, it is so important to redouble our efforts to preserve and fortify native seeds and the trusted channels through which they are exchanged, and through which their diversity is preserved.

Aggrieved parties submit cases to persons of recognized moral authority and independence who proceed to corroborate the factual nature of the grievances and confirm that the cases are well-founded. Lumpkin says companies such as Monsanto are willing to do this when the varieties produced are designed for markets that are not commercially significant.


There is a danger that the new Mexican federal government will use its so-called National Crusade against Hunger, which it is trumpeting to international agencies and the public, as a Trojan horse for GE crops.

Any new attempt will have to proceed accordingly, through the proper legal and regulatory channels. The Gates Foundation has for some time been promoting its new Green Revolution for Africa, creating a whirlwind of resistance as restrictions on what, how, and where to plant have become increasingly intolerable.

Even unaffiliated citizens have come to recognize the importance of the struggle to their own well-being, and in particular the identity, food security and sovereignty, and national sovereignty aspects of this struggle.

No acataremos las leyes injustas que criminalizan las semillas y la vida campesina. It is an important time for popular strategizing throughout the country, similar to what occurred in Colombia when the Tribunal held sessions there from to and again from to The FAO repeated its response of two years ago:.

Otra sentencia contra Monsanto. The collective assessed the need to take preventive legal action and took stock of recent successes:. One planned pre-hearing concerns the transgenic contamination of native maize and the liability incurred by companies and governments in this regard.

It is important for government at all levels, plus civil society and the private sector, to coordinate their efforts and take action together. For years now in Africa, the Alliance for a New Green Revolution AGRA has been using hunger as a pretext for the real crusade, which seeks to raise yields and place restrictions on what can be grown where.

They harvest 20 trillion grains of maize, all of it exposed to adaptive environmental forces during the season. One said that since fifty days had elapsed without the assessing agency issuing a recommendation to the decision-making agency, that meant commercial planting of GMOs had been approved by default.

This pre-hearing will also discuss intellectual property and privatization processes as they relate to seeds and plant materials. We salute all those communities and organizations working at the local and regional levels that have reached agreements, or passed bylaws and regulations, posing a real barrier to the entry of GMOs into their localities; all those people who have stayed alert and rejected unknown, alien or hybrid seeds provided by government programs and companies who try to bribe the people with programs or projects.

However, with institutional silence continuing to weigh heavily around the approval or denial of the permit applications which, we stress, have now expiredthe main question the movements are pondering is: