South Indian Farmers Consultation on BT Brinjal in Coimbatore on 19th Janury, 2010

January 14, 2010 at 2:44 pm 2 comments

(Click above image or here to view and read full invitation in Tamil script of Tamil Nadu, Southern India)

Dear Friends,

Here is an invitation for a program against the commercial release of world’s first ever Genetically modified food crop BT Brinjal in India.

South Indian Coordination Committee of Farmers Movement (SICCFM) is conducting consultation on BT Brinjal on 19th Janury at Redcross buildings, opp. District courts, Coimbatore. The consultation will be held from 10am to 4pm.

Ms.Kavitha Krukandi will be joining this consultation.

South Indian Farmers  leaders and representatives are participating and discussing the strategy including to participate in the Public hearing conducted by the Ministry of Environment in Bangalore on 23 rd Janury,2010 and future course of action on BT Brinjal.

All are welcome.

(Initially posted on ANG – Aboriginal News Group – TWEET by climate caravan)

Related video from International food sovereignty and deep democracy activist VANDANA SHIVA, from India, about Real Solutions to Global problems:

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. dunk  |  February 13, 2010 at 12:04 pm

    ‘If the governments sleep, let the people rise’

    From the Copenhagen climate summit, Dr Vandana Shiva explains the key role organic farming can play in protecting the planet

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/video/2009/dec/14/copenhagen-climate

    Reply
  • 2. dunk  |  February 14, 2010 at 11:01 pm

    Indian farmers organise to stop Bt brinjal

    Update: On 9 February 2010, in response to the widespread concern expressed by the public and some scientists, Jairam Ramesh, Minister of Environment and Forests, announced an indefinite moratorium on the release of Bt-brinjal.

    http://www.grain.org/seedling/?id=669

    Reply

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