[07/27/06] MST Informa #121: The Word Bank Against Biosecurity

Dear Friends of the MST,

We have below the text of Silvia Ribeiro, researcher from the Mexican ETC group, who studies the impact of the introduction of transgenic seeds into rural cultures and the dominion of the world seed market.

World Bank Against Biosecurity

By Silvia Ribeiro

The basic role of the World Bank is not to act as a financial institution, but to define policies for countries, clearing a path so that private companies may then act with legal guarantees within the nations. This is done with a mixture of loans theoretically “light