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Africa contaminated by unapproved GM rice from the United States

> Friends of the Earth Africa, briefing paper

Food aid and commercial imports sent to West Africa are contaminated with illegal GM rice. The revelations of contamination by illegal GM rice in the food supply in Europe and Japan prompted Friends of the Earth to monitor the rice supply in West Africa, a region that imports most of the rice destined to Africa. Samples collected were sent in October 2006 to an independent laboratory in the United States. Testing results have confirmed that contamination by illegal GM rice LL601 has (...) read

date of on-line publication : 4 December 2006


Developing Countries in International Trade

> United Nations, December 10, 2005, 121pp., PDF (...)

This publication of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) addresses the complex interaction between trade and development. The authors use a Trade and Development Index to analyze how serious governments are in guaranteeing a development that benefits the people, and not only transnational corporations. Only trade that leads to a steady improvement of human conditions can act as a "genuine engine of development".  read

date of on-line publication : 20 June 2006

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