Disembedding grain: Golden Rice, the Green Revolution, and heirloom seeds in the Philippines

  title={Disembedding grain: Golden Rice, the Green Revolution, and heirloom seeds in the Philippines},
  author={G. Stone and D. Glover},
  journal={Agriculture and Human Values},
  • G. Stone, D. Glover
  • Published 2017
  • Economics
  • Agriculture and Human Values
  • Abstract“Golden Rice” has played a key role in arguments over genetically modified (GM) crops for many years. It is routinely depicted as a generic GM vitamin tablet in a generic plant bound for the global South. But the release of Golden Rice is on the horizon only in the Philippines, a country with a storied history and complicated present, and contested future for rice production and consumption. The present paper corrects this blinkered view of Golden Rice through an analysis of three… CONTINUE READING

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