History Commons: Genetic Engineering and the Privatization of Seeds

Poor TomatoHistory commons presents grassroots investigations like the page for the Genetic Engineering and the Privatization of Seeds investigative project. The data published as part of this investigation has been collected, organized, and published by members of the public who are registered users of this website.
The historical data comes in short reports and is structured treelike:

Genetically Modified Crops
Experimental GM Crops (3)GM Contamination (22)International trade of GM food (2)National policies toward GM food (7)

Seed Industry
Seed/biotech industry consolidation (8)Biotech/seed industry (13)Biotech patents (7)Coercive tactics (12)Perception management (3)Public-private collaboration (10)

Delta & Pine Land (9)Monsanto (52)Syngenta (2)

International agreements (4)Court decisions (2)National legislation/policy (4)

Social impacts
Biodiversity (11)Environment (6)Farmers’ rights (24)Food security (8)Indigenous peoples (6)Public Health (4)Resistance (4)

Studies-private sector (0)Studies-government (6)Studies-academic (5)Studies-civil society (1)Studies-other (3)

Legal actions
Monsanto v. Schmeiser (56)Sample v. Monsanto (4)Other (5)

Canola (15)Corn (14)Cotton (11)Potatoes (1)Rice (1)Soybeans (10)Wheat (0)

Cases studies-GM Crops
Indonesia (10)Argentina (1)Mexico (12)Afghanistan (0)Zambia (0)India (6)Brazil (1)

Cases studies-Other
Terminator seeds (39)Seed Sector Review (3)Iraq (1)

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