Media Round-up: March 23, 2015 Seattle and London Actions protesting Seed Privatization meeting in London

PRESS RELEASE: Gates Foundation Plots Ways of Profiting from Africa’s Seed Systems

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 23, 2015 Contact: 
Heather Day, Executive Director, Community Alliance for Global Justice, heather@cagj.org Gates Foundation Plots Ways of Profiting from Africa’s Seed Systems Simultaneous Demonstrations in London and Seattle SEATTLE, WA —…

PRESS ADVISORY: Simultaneous Demonstrations in Seattle and London Oppose Gates Foundation’s Secret Meeting about Seed Privatization in Africa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 20, 2015 Contact: 
Heather Day, Executive Director, Community Alliance for Global Justice, heather@cagj.org   Simultaneous Demonstrations in Seattle and London Oppose Gates Foundation’s Secret Meeting about Seed Privatization in Africa SEATTLE, WA…

Bill and Melinda Gates Promoting the Use of GM Seeds in Africa

At the end of January, while responding to a question posed at an event in Brussels, the principals of the Gates Foundation promoted the use of GMO seeds to fight malnutrition in Africa. Melinda Gates outlined the success that she believes GMOs can have in overcoming drought, flood, and climate change. Bill Gates followed and […]

Report on CAGJ’s March 7th Action to Tell Costco: No to GE Salmon!

On March 7th, 2015 about 25 people gathered in front of the Seattle Costco to deliver over 50,000 petitions from around the country asking Costco to commit to not selling Genetically Engineered (GE) salmon even if approved…

Africa-US Summit Report

On March 3rd, AGRA Watch published a full report on the Africa-US Food Sovereignty Strategy Summit, which it hosted last October. The report describes the current and historical context of both US and African agriculture, as summit participants shared in the meetings. It also includes pieces of original research conducted by AGRA Watch on the […]

Africa-US Summit Report Published

We recently published a full report on the Africa-US Food Sovereignty Strategy Summit which we hosted October 12-14, 2014. The report describes the current and historical context of both US and African agriculture, as participants shared…