Additionally, after finding the seed produced a poor quality cotton that fetched low prices for the farmers who chose to grow it, Burkina Fasso in West Africa also recently rejected Monsanto’s Bt cotton seed.
Monsanto Has Lost $11 Million As Indian Cotton Farmers Begin To Use Indigenous SeedThe corrupt company has been linked to the deaths of 300,000 farmers.
After illegally pushing a form of Bt cotton into India and Africa over 10 years ago, agrochemical company Monsanto is now losing millions of dollars due to farmers now planting their own indigenous seed. In the past, Monsanto has been accused of writing laws and breaking them in order to enter the Indian market.
The Indian government has now begun actively promoting the use of indigenous seed, whilst also publicizing Monsanto profiteering illegally on Bt cotton seed.
via wisemindhealthybody Monsanto Has Lost $11 Million As Indian Cotton Farmers Begin To Use Indigenous Seed