[ View the story "In Nepal, victory for anti-GMO activists?" on Storify] In Nepal, victory for anti-GMO activists? Court issues injunction that prevents genetically modified seeds from entering Nepal.
The Stream· Wed, Jan 08 2014 12:54:39
BREAKING: Supreme Court bans Monsanto in Nepal.Arpan Shrestha
@arpanshr @kashishds @RajeshGurung2 Congrats to all who campaigned for a better agro-world.Bhaskar Gautam
Supreme court has bannned monsanto in Nepal. Thanks to everyoneveryone, Nepal is free of evil food.#stopmonsantoinnepalNikita Rimal Sharma
Great news, Supreme court in Nepal bans #Monsanto, it's good for the countrySulav Karki
#Monsanto banned in Nepal: Supreme Court directs ban on the sale & distribution of Monsanto products in country. (h/t @arpanshr) #agchat #agKashish Das Shrestha
The temporary ban of genetically modified goods is expected to continue until January 16. On that day, the supreme court will
whether they should continue the injunction.
@kashishds interim ban with immediate effect until Jan 16. Final verdict remains.Arpan Shrestha
The fight against genetically modified food is a global one. In May, more than 250 US cities and dozens of countries around the world participated in a "
March against Monsanto
". In December 2013,
were held in Nepal against the presence of agricultural corporations. Activists argue that the influence of genetically modified goods hurts bio diversity as well as the agricultural sustainability of local farmers.
This is another coverage of the protest that was organized a week ago.STOP Monsanto in Nepal
EITHER MANKIND WILL STOP MONSANTO OR MONSANTO WILL STOP MANKIND #STOPMONSANTOINNEPAL