Blogs, Reports, Fact Sheets, & More: CAGJ/AGRA Watch at UN Conference on Biodiversity

In December, staff and members of CAGJ and AGRA Watch traveled to Mexico to present in a conference in Mexico City on the current state of genetic engineering, participate in the UN Conference on Biodiversity in…

Negotiation and Dialogue at the UN Biodiversity Conference

This is the second in a series of blogs about the participation of CAGJ/AGRA Watch in the 2016 United Nations Conference on Biodiversity in Cancun, Mexico. Read the first blog: Convention on Biological Diversity: what is…

Convention on Biological Diversity: what is it and why do we participate?

This is the first in a series of blogs about the participation of CAGJ/AGRA Watch in the 2016 United Nations Conference on Biodiversity in Cancun, Mexico. “Food sovereignty ensures that the right to use and manage…

PRESS RELEASE: Food Sovereignty Prize Protest Ties Gates Foundation to World Food Prize

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOOD SOVEREIGNTY PRIZE PROTEST TIES GATES FOUNDATION TO WORLD FOOD PRIZE  OCT 12, 2016 SEATTLE, WA – Activists from around the world gather in Seattle this week to honor grassroots organizations and leaders…

Anchor Farm Project: The Clinton Foundation’s Link to AGRA/BMGF

By Cate Abascal, AGRA Watch Intern, September 2015; Updated by Megumi Sugihara, AGRA Watch Member, September 2016 Anchor Farm Project is a commercial agriculture program designed initially for the farmers in Malawi.[1] It has been developed…

EU Parliament Agrees With a Report that’s Highly Critical of the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition

  March 2014, World Development Movement(WDM) campaigners(above, below) dressed as business people from Monsanto, Diageo, SABMiller and Unilever delivered a cake to the  Department For International Development to “thank” the UK government for its support in allowing them to carve up Africa. In early June the EU Parliament voted to accept a report put out […]

Huff Post: Yes, We Need No GMO Bananas

Our campaign is highlighted by our friends at Food First on Huffington Post in this great article co-written by our ISU student allies, Ahna Kruzic, Angie Carter and Rivka Fidel. Please comment at Huff Post and…

AGRA Watch Action Report: Petition signed by over 57,000 delivered to Gates Foundation and ISU

February 15, 2016: Petition calling for halt of GMO banana human trials delivered to Gates Foundation and Iowa State University Photos -See professional photographer Jonathan Lee’s photos on Facebook here. -See CAGJ’s photos on Facebook here….

AGRA WATCH PRESS RELEASE: Over 57,000 Express Concern with Human Feeding Trials of GMO Bananas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ames Contact: Hannah Dankbar  515-867-1731 Seattle Contact: Heather Day  206-724-2243 Salk Institute Contact: David Schubert  858-453-4100 x1528 Over 57,000 Express Concern with Human Feeding Trials of GMO Bananas Simultaneous demonstrations in Ames and…

MON 2/15: Gates Foundation Action: NO human testing of GMO Bananas!

Monday February 15, 2016, 9:30 – 10:30AM Location: Gates Foundation Headquarters, 500 5th Ave N, Seattle Please RSVP! And help us publicize! Invite your friends via the Facebook event. Join AGRA Watch at the Gates Foundation…