Food for the Few: Neoliberal Globalism and Biotechnology in Latin America

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Index
absentee expertise, 104–106, 109–110, 295
Aceitera General Deheza, 204
Action Aid Brasil, 230
Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Task Force on Foods Derived from Biotechnology, 93
ADM company, 55, 246
Africa: biosafety in, 70; and donations of U.S. transgenic maize, 66; Green Revolution in, 33; maize production in, 75; opposition of, to globalized intellectual property rights (IPR), 68; rBST approval in, 162
AGD company, 205
Agency for International Development, U.S., 67, 70
Agrevo, 128
Agricultural biotechnology. See biotechnology
Agricultural Co-op of Cotrimaio, 254–256
Agricultural Co-operative of Integrada, 251–253
agriculture: alternative agriculture, 31–32, 34, 82–83, 245, 254–264; contract farming, 205, 208; disappearance of medium and small farmers and peasants in Argentina, 192, 206–210; and geographies of difference distinguishing U.S. and developing countries, 35, 62, 74–81, 289; and irrigation, 33, 35, 43, 144, 145, 173–174; labor force participation in, 18; modern agriculture in U.S., 7–18, 32, 35; and monocropping, 196, 213, 294; organic agriculture, 31–32, 54, 254–256; productivity rate of, in U.S., 18–19; in Tehuacán Valley, Mexico, 144– 152; in United States before 1860s, 7–8. See also biotechnology; Green Revolution; specific countries and specific crops
agro-biodiversity. See biodiversity
agrochemicals, 2, 34, 41–42
agroecology, 259–262
Agromod, 129
Ahmed, Iftikhar, 6
AIBA, 231–232
AID (Agency for International Development), 67, 70
ALIDES (Central American Alliance for Sustainable Development), 102
Almeida, Selene Maria de, 222–223
alternative agriculture, 31–32, 34, 82–83, 245, 254–264
Altieri, Miguel, 261
Altoé, Simone, 23–24, 243–264, 290–291, 294, 297, 298–299, 301
American Cyanamid, 164

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