Argentina and GM soya

The Cost of Complying with US Pressure

(2 pages)
September, 2003

by Helena Paul and Ricarda Steinbrecher

Soya is not bringing wealth to Argentina. "We are being occupied by the seed multinationals that have patented life and are forcing us to pay tribute to them," says Jorge Eduardo Rulli, one of Argentina’s leading agronomists. "The more we produce the poorer we become."