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Mapa del Maiz Transgénico en México Science And Technology, Infographic, Aula de el mundo/alimentos transgénicos Science And Technology, Biology. La justicia mexicana ordenó a la Sagarpa y Semarnat suspender todas las actividades de siembra de maíz transgénico en el país, así como. Aunque en México está prohibida la producción de maíz transgénico, este año el gobierno permitirá la importación de 10 millones de.

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The collective assessed the need to take preventive legal action and took stock of recent successes:. Shortly afterward, the international organization AVAAZ published a petition against GE maize, with more than 42, signatures from people around the world, as a result of a campaign launched in conjunction with the Mexican organizations involved.

They grasp the need for resistance. A mi tambien me interesa mucho consegir variedades auctoctonas. Control de semillas en Ecuador. Gracias por comentar en la nota. For years now in Africa, the Alliance for a New Green Revolution AGRA has been using hunger as a pretext for the real crusade, which seeks to raise yields and place restrictions on what can be grown where.

Mexico is the centre of origin of maize and the region with the greatest existing genetic diversity in this crop and its wild transgeico. Soybeans are a well-known plague in Bolivia, Uruguay, Paraguay, Argentina, and Brazil, causing soil depletion, land grabbing and concentration, extreme agrochemical contamination, and empoverishment and the forced servitude of people and communities.

Even unaffiliated citizens have come to recognize the importance of the struggle to their own well-being, and in particular the identity, food security and sovereignty, and national sovereignty aspects of this struggle.

¡No al maíz transgénico!

The procedure and deadlines for the approval or denial of commercial planting permits have clearly expired. People must keep or restore community control over ancestral and modern strategies for independent agriculture. This case argues that the companies are either undermining or outright attempting to prohibit ancestral and contemporary strategies that people can use to take care of their own subsistence — what people call peasant farming, which can simply be defined as independent or independent-minded farming methods.

For many organizations, it will be important to prepare legal challenges, even if commercial planting of GMOs is asserted to be permitted under laws — such as the Biosafety and Genetically Modified Organisms Act or the Seed Production, Certification, and Marketing Act — which the Mexican people consider to be central violations of their rights.

Approval was not granted, the dates for a ruling expired, and the planting season for irrigated maize for northern Mexico, where the permits were requested, transgenixo over for the time being. Pambazuka Press,79— Porque tengoentendido que por estos dias hay una consulta popular que se va hacer y rtansgenico esta publicada para poder firmar y decir NO al maiz transgenico.


We reject GE maize not only because of the threat it poses to world biodiversity but because of the likelihood of irreversible genetic contamination of native varieties; the certainty of seeds being concentrated in the sn of a few companies, making Mexican farmers captive consumers of their inputs and jeopardizing food security and sovereignty; the prospect that the history and culture of the diverse Mexican peoples will be destroyed, and many other considerations beyond the scope of science as such.

Por todas estas razones: As necessary we will resort to mobilization, collective strategizing, day-to-day work, or legal action. Ten years on 16 November The global farmland grab by pension funds needs to stop 13 November Supermarkets out of Africa!

After all, activist organizations have had to make numerous requests for information, going as far as transgwnico appeal to the Federal Access to Information Institute, before they could obtain a useful response from any government department. Sin semillas la agric [ Ultimately, the most trenchant lesson to be derived from these months of uncertainty is mexicoo people have to maintain focus on what RDM has been advocating for years: The coalition includes concerned scientists and academics, students, human rights advocates, neighborhood activists, religious and health activists, social reform and protest movements, environmental victims, and peasant and indigenous farm and community organizations.

GRAIN is a small international non-profit organisation transgenicl works to support small farmers and social movements in their struggles for community-controlled and biodiversity-based food systems.

Another seeks to demonstrate that companies have knowingly attempted to disrupt the relationship between people and their means of subsistence land, seeds, water, earth, biodiversity, and other parts of the commons. PPT organizers say that the more people there are contributing their experience and vision to the analysis of the difficulties facing peasants — not to mention the outright attacks on them — the clearer the path ahead will be.

Sagarpa, in a phone conversation, declined to attend because it is allegedly waiting for direction from the new government before taking a policy position. Conflicting interpretations of the regulations were circulating. As the new administration took power, various student, community, and environmental organizations, both urban and rural, held an event on the steps of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries, and Food Sagarpawhich has final authority over GMO permits.

It is important for government at all levels, plus civil society and the private sector, to coordinate their efforts and take action together.

Mexixo there has never been a time when the importance of defending maize and keeping out GMOs have been so firmly understood by the general public in Mexico. In comparison, Mexican peasants plant about billion maize seeds every year, representing 59 native landraces.


The FAO repeated its response of two years ago:.

Countless opinion pieces, news stories, billboards, and Web video and radio interviews have appeared. In the letter, I reminded them of transgenixo obligations under the Convention and the Biosafety Protocol and I particularly stressed the importance of Mexico as a centre of origin of maize, the fundamental role of maize in world food security, and the importance of preserving the genetic diversity of the species faced with the challenges of climate change and other environmental pressures.

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Conabio did transegnico attend either, even though in October it had published a report clearly stating its doubts about the merits of approving GMOs: Policy and decision-making responsibility on GMOs rest mziz the government of each country. Mexico and all Mesoamerica and beyond are the centre of origin and diversification of maize.

Their first grievance was that not a single government official was in attendance, even though invitations were sent out well in advance. The company owns the exclusive worldwide rights to the IP portfolio developed by Dr.

But over the long term, people will keep up the fight for native maize. Precisely which steps are to be taken domestically and internationally will depend on the circumstances of the approval, assuming it takes place. Recibir un email con cada nueva meexico.

Juez suspende la siembra de maíz transgénico en México

Among its allies, it transgehico, we find some of the same players that have been promoting GMOs as a way to increase productivity, deal with climate change, and offers scientific solutions for agriculture. This success is a significant achievement on the part of Mexican and international organizations. With approval still a serious threat, the groups resumed their mobilization efforts. The issue has gone international. Still, it is clear that mexicl legal remedies mexxico complaints cannot be the centrepiece of a strategy to resolve a conflict pitting the population against the corporations and the government.

The national and international political cost in terms of public opinion continues to rise. Para el ci [ His comments added to the confusion surrounding the bewildering variety of reports, opinions, approvals, sanctions, and decisions from different government departments, agencies, and institutes.