The Impact Of Globalisation On Rice

For thousands of years, rice has been grown around the world. It is the staple food for three billion people, most of them in Asia. But today, with industrialised countries dumping cheap rice in domestic markets of developing countries; and agribusiness giants controlling the trade with seeds that are highly dependent on chemical inputs - all under the auspices of the World Trade Organization - rice has become a burden to grow for local farmers, especially in Asia. Find out more how globalisation have become a threat to the daily lives of rice cultivators and consumers alike in this article published by PAN Asia Pacific (PANAP).


Title: The Impact Of Globalisation On Rice
Authors: Pesticide Action Network Asia Pacific
Tags: globalisation
genetically modified seeds
rice genome
rice farmers
Date: 16-Aug-2009
Publisher: Pesticide Action Network Asia Pacific
Category Type: Articles
Appears in Sub-Collections:Biodiversity Based Ecological Agriculture


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