Africa Faith & Justice Network (AFJN), Africa-Europe Faith and Justice Network (AEFJN), Caritas Nigeria, and Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) issued the following joint statement.
On August 8, MASIPAG, a network of farmers’ groups, scientist and non-government organizations in the Philippines, issued a press release about the court decision supporting the retraction of an article in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition on Golden Rice.
The following report was written by our colleague Njoki Njoroge Njehu, executive director of the Daughters of Mumbi Global Resource Center in Nairobi, Kenya.
Maryknoll missioners have worked alongside farmers for decades. Their experiences inform this reflection paper on GMOs.
Because food is a basic human right and because genetically modified, or transgenic, organisms (GMOs) have immense implications for the world’s food supply, the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns believes that GMOs raise extremely important ethical and moral concerns. GMOs are created through high tech transfers of selected genetic material from one organism to another.