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Disputes over Genetically Modified Maize in Mexico from the Perspective of the Human Right to Food

Mar 7th, 2016 | By

Mexico is fighting a fierce battle over the cultivation of genetically modified maize. With maize being the main food source and having deep cultural meanings, Mexican civil society is concerned about its biodiversity, possible risks to human health and access to food.

The following paper by Jasmin Mäki will examine the controversy from the perspective of the human right to food.