Quote of the week

Vandana Shiva: Monsanto’s Great Seed Robbery
“The seed, the source of life, the embodiment of our biological and cultural diversity, the link between the past and the future of evolution, the common property of past, present and future generations of farming communities who have been seed breeders, is today being stolen from the farmers and being sold back to us as ‘propriety seed’ owned by corporations like the US-headquartered Monsanto.”

– Vandana Shiva, “Great Seed Robbery,” Deccan Chronicle, April 27, 2011

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