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Failed Promises: The rise and fall of GM cotton in India

Description: This Soil Association report reveals how genetically modified (GM) cotton grew to almost obliterate all other cotton production in India, and how the promised GM success rapidly turned to failure, with disastrous, even lethal, results for some of the world’s poorest farmers. The report, launched at the Textile Exchange Sustainability Conference in Washington D.C., reveals how alternative, more sustainable cotton production is now successfully replacing GM.
Link: https://www.soilassociation.org/media/13510/failed-promises-e-version.pdf
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Author: Soil Association
Year: 2017
Category: Environmental & social aspects, Trade & Markets, Farming Aspects, Processing, Value chain, Seed Cotton
Submitted by: Sarah Compson

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