06 Dec '11, 4pm

my friend @kashishds report from #Nepal: In Nepal, Farmers Struggle as City Dwellers Fight Monsanto:

There has been considerable discussion of late about U.S. agricultural development strategy in Nepal, Monsanto, and hybrid seeds. I’d like to set the record straight. Before addressing the specifics, however, I would like to highlight our strongly held belief that the critical discussion is not about the role of a single company but about the future of agricultural development in Nepal. If anything, the recent debates about Monsanto have led me to believe that what is truly needed is a carefully considered, fact-based policy dialogue among agriculturalists, agronomists, government officials and all other stakeholders on the best course for this nation, as a food-deficit country, when it comes to addressing the fundamental issues of food security and improved livelihoods for farmers across the nation…. [W]hile looking at seed technology to enhance agricultural productivity ...

Full article: http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/12/06/in-nepal-far...

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