October 2010

The Gates Foundation Investments in Monsanto

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which is sponsoring the Guardian's Global development site, is being heavily criticised in Africa and the US for getting into bed not just with notorious GM company Monsanto, but also with agribusiness commodity giant Cargill.

Green Screens at the NFB

To find out more - check out www.cielap.org.   Green Screens is a partnership initiative with Canadian Institute for Environmental Law and Policy (CIELAP) and the National Film Board.

The next Green Screens - The World According to Monsanto - will be showing at the National Film Board Theatre, 150 John Street (at Richmond Street West), Toronto on Wednesday November 3 2010 at 7 pm.  After the screening, I will be hosting a panel to consider some of the issues raised in the film. 

Agribusiness and Monsanto

La Via Campesina release