Editorials

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.

Food security at a time of political and economic crisis

Jul 08, 2014
picture from Food Security Assembly 2014

Real food security is having food democracy. Or where all the people, both farmers and consumers have the power to determine the food system that they require. They do not leave a single power over the food system to be dominated by anyone, so that everyone can have sufficient food to eat, that is nutritious, safe, diverse and appropriate to the culture, sustainable and addresses the various crises over the long term.

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