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PEOPLES DIALOGUE on Bt-Brinjal in Bangladesh and GE politics

Bangladesh Resource Centre for Indigenous Knowledge (BARCIK)

Date and Time
14 October 2014 13:15 - 14:45

Twelfth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity

The Government of Bangladesh permitted to grow Bt-brinjal in the farmers fields.Farmers, Environmentalist and media are still now protesting. In the coming COP12 of CBD we want to arrange a public dialoufe session on Bt-brinjal and the politics of GE. Our presentation is based on the 20 Bt-brinjal farmers field experiences and the total socio-political situation in Bangladesh. We want to focus the acts and policies including CBD related to genetically engineered food also. We have a ppt presentation with hard copy report. We want to show a documentary on Bt-brinjal in Bangladesh.