Activists want GMO-free and chemical-free India by 2020

May 25, 2016 0 Comments

Delhi, May 20: A group of activists promoting organic farming launched ‘jaivik kranti’ (organic revolution) against genetically modified crops and use of pesticides in agriculture for protecting biodiversity through a five-year action plan.

The group also organised a dialogue today where state government representatives from Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Telangana held discussions on farmer suicides, biodiversity loss, drought situation in the country and pulses and oil seed crises.