Eva Mugalu raised eleven kids on three acres of land in Uganda. She says she isn’t aware of the controversy over genetic engineered crops. She says she doesn’t really care where her crops come from, as long as they’re safe, and they’re there when she needs them.
We are worried, very worried… Because we know that once GMOs are introduced in a country, there would not be any other seed! Our traditional seeds will be wiped out completely, and that means they would make our farmers depend entirely on multinational companies.
Richard Mugisha, who works with a non-profit that promotes small-scale sustainable agriculture and is part of a coalition called the Food Rights Alliance, insists that Uganda doesn’t need GMOs.
In the Midwest, where the immigrant population has soared in recent years, Latino farmers are breaking through cultural and language barriers to run their own farms. A new US government project is also supporting them along the way. Reporter Anna Boiko-Weyrauch reports from Missouri. http://ow.ly/hlvOs