Stop the Massive Introduction of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO’s) in Uganda!

Africa Europe Faith and Justice Network Africa Europe Faith and Justice Network
Africa Europe Faith and Justice Network Africa Europe Faith and Justice Network
276 Signatures Goal: 1,000

This petition is an international call in support of the Ugandan organisations advocating against the introduction of the Biosafety and Biotechnology Bill 2012, which would subject Ugandan farmers to the control of a few agribusiness companies.  

We invite to sign this petition against the introduction the Biosafety and Biotechnology Bill 2012, which is currently under discussion in the Ugandan Parliament, and in favour of the implementation of supportive policies for Ugandan family farmers.
The proposed Bill will facilitate the introduction of genetically modified organisms (GMO’s) on a massive scale without any safeguards for family farmers. The GMO-model will gradually destroy family farming and local seed systems; and erode agricultural biodiversity. This harms the food self-sufficiency of family farmers, who represent the majority of the Ugandan population.

Government policies should focus on supporting organic family farmers, by enhancing their access to credit and to inputs as well as improving their market access through better infrastructure (roads, storage facilities etc.) and marketing facilities.

Sponsor

Agency for Transformation - Uganda Seatini - Uganda Africa Europe Faith and Justice Network

Links

www.aft-u.org
Website Agency for Transformation - Uganda

http://www.seatiniuganda.org/
Website Seatini Uganda

http://www.aefjn.org/index.php/home.html
Website Africa Europe Faith and Justice Network
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Signatures

  • 4 months ago
    Mychael Ndugga Uganda
    4 months ago
  • 4 months ago
    Michael Ndugga Uganda
    4 months ago
  • 12 months ago
    Faezeh Fatemizadeh Iran
    12 months ago
  • 2 years ago
    musaasizi Uganda
    2 years ago
  • 2 years ago
    TABU OGWAL Uganda
    2 years ago
  • 2 years ago
    Sam. R Sweden
    2 years ago
  • 2 years ago
    tropical Uganda
    2 years ago
  • 2 years ago
    mugume dickson Uganda
    2 years ago
  • 2 years ago
    cleopatra Jamaica
    2 years ago
  • 2 years ago
    Bongobingiman-Gumarutahigwa RUHINDA Uganda
    2 years ago
  • 2 years ago
    Bongobingiman-Gumarutahigwa RUHINDA Uganda
    2 years ago
  • 2 years ago
    kimera Bob Bernard
    2 years ago
  • 2 years ago
    Chebet
    2 years ago
  • 2 years ago
    Ongom Ongom Adero
    2 years ago
  • 2 years ago
    okera
    2 years ago
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