Editorials

Impacts of the Thai-EU Free Trade Agreement on plant varieties, biodiversity and food security

Feb 22, 2015

If Thailand accepts the intellectual property law in the course of the negotiations for the Free Trade Agreement of EU-Thai, Thailand would have to amend its 1999 Plant Varieties Protection Act to make Thai law consistent with the 1991 UPOV Convention.  This will have several impacts on farmers,

Thailand’s freedom seeds network: Can Jack face the giant?

Jan 28, 2015

Seeds in the hands of the corporations

Seeds are the basis of agriculture and our food system. It is said that whoever has control over seeds, can control the entire agricultural and food system.

Corporate profits pay for pro-GMO science

Nov 27, 2014

Whoever can control and monopolise our seeds, can hold the food and agricultural system of the country and the world in their hands.

Seeds corporations take advantage once again - pushing for GMOs under a military government

Oct 20, 2014

You may remember that back during General Surayuth Chulanont’s administration, seeds companies and those who support the cultivation of GMOs in Thailand took advantage of the fact that Thailand was governed by a military junta to bring in commercial trials of GMOs.

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