Safe Seed Resource List

Safe Seed Resource List.

The companies listed below have signed the Safe Seed Pledge for 2012. We encourage you 
to support them in their efforts to preserve the integrity of our seed supply. 


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The Council for Responsible Genetics was  founded in 1983, and is comprised of scientists, lawyers, public health advocates and citizens concerned about the social, ethical and environmental impact of new genetic 


Mali image(Photo, the Atlantic)

Initially published in the Daily News Egypt.

The history of Mali is heartbreaking to read. The land that had once been a prosperous empire and one of Africa’s most stable democracies has fallen victim to locusts, hunger, and rebellion.

The year 2012 was a turning point in the history of this unfortunate nation; a military coup in March 2012 has led to the fall of the nation’s democratically elected government at the hands of a group of disgruntled junior soldiers. This event ultimately destroyed the military’s command-and-control structure and created a void of power that was filled by rebel groups.

Several rebel groups in Mali have a long, complex history. The recent crisis is mainly triggered by radical, Islamist groups, including Ansar Dine, the Al-Qaeda organization in the Islamic Maghreb AQIM, and Movement for Unity and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO).

In July 2012, this coalition succeeded in controlling all…

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