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on July 13, 2015 in World News

US Aid To El Salvador Came With Strings Attached: Monsanto Seeds Required

A protestor demonstrates against Monsanto in the annual world March Against Monsanto. US Aid To El Salvador Came With Strings Attached: Monsanto Seeds Required SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — Farmers and activists for natural agriculture in El Salvador successfully resisted efforts by the U.S. government to tie foreign aid to the use of GMO seeds, in the latest attempt to link relief money with profits for Monsanto, the controversial multinational agribusiness giant. In 2013, the U.S. offered El Salvador $277 million in aid through the Millennium Challenge Corporation, a foreign aid agency established under President George W. Bush. Then, in 2014, Dahr… View Article

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