10 Years of Failure, Farmers Deceived by GM Corn| 24mins
Director: King Catoy & IlangIlang Quijano | Producer: MASIPAG
Focus Years: 2014 | Country: Philippines
This film, entitled "10 Years of Failure, Farmers Deceived by GM corn", shows the dire situation of corn farmers in the Philippines who have adopted GM corn. Amidst protests from farmers, scientists, consumers and basic sectors, GM corn was commercialized in the Philippines in 2003. At present, there are about 8 varieties of single, stacked-trait and pyramided GM corn approved by the government for direct planting. It is now planted in about 685,317 hectares of agricultural land allotted for corn.
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