TITLE

Recipe for disaster: Biotechnology, agricultural industrialization and Canadian culpability in Vietnam's countryside

AUTHOR(S)
Goodchild, Hayley
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Briarpatch;Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the impact of biotechnology and agricultural industrialization on farming in Vietnam. The article reports that biotechnology multinational Monsanto Co., the company that produced the herbicide Agent Orange, is aiming to turn Vietnam into a biotechnology development hotbed. The article details the negative effects of pesticide usage and the Canadian government’s role in pushing the Vietnamese government to let Monsanto in.
ACCESSION #
65235941

 

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