lundi 22

Projection discussion - "Seeds of Freedom" - Friends of the Earth

lundi 22 octobre 2012 à 18h30

Projection discussion - "Seeds of Freedom" - Friends of the Earth

Seeds of Freedom Film showing Monday 22 October, 18.30

Monday / 22.10, 18.30h in the Mundo B conference room.
The screening will be in English.

About the film

Seeds of Freedom charts the story of seed from its roots at the heart of traditional, diversity rich farming systems across the world, to being transformed into a powerful commodity, used to monopolise the global food system. The film highlights the extent to which the industrial agricultural system, and genetically modified (GM) seeds in particular, has impacted on the enormous agro -biodiversity evolved by farmers and communities around the world, since the beginning of agriculture.

Seeds of Freedom seeks to challenge the mantra that large-scale, industrial agriculture is the only means by which we can feed the world, promoted by the pro-GM lobby. In tracking the story of seed it becomes clear how corporate agenda has driven the take over of seed in order to make vast profit and control of the food global system.


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