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Wikileaks : the GM/Bt push into Pakistan

By  Najma Sadeque Wikileaks run into so many millions that it takes months or years to ferret out specifics relevant to one’s own country or other linked-up nations. One leak regarding corporate agricultural goings-on in Pakistan from 2008, was fished … Continue reading

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The battle for Pakistan’s agriculture

by Najma Sadeque The first battle never really took off even after 66 years – restoring unduly appropriated land to the tiller – and a second more destructive and far-reaching battle is already upon us. Monoculture killed three-fourths of global … Continue reading

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Conquest by GM seed

by Najma Sadeque Is our future to be controlled by corporate government? After all, that’s what happened in Iraq. Once Iraq was bombed to rubble and taken over, what was USA’s first step? They were prepared well in advance for … Continue reading

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Genetically-modified threats

by Najma Sadeque Monsanto dugs its heels in Pakistan Coming from a politician or bureaucrat, it wouldn’t have been surprising. But it was unexpected from the Vice Chancellor of Faisalabad University of Agriculture when he claimed that GMOs would “bring … Continue reading

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