Project Updates

10 November 2016: Philippines field research shows no negative impacts Bt eggplant non-target organisms
22 September 2016: Current pesticide controls
21 August 2016: GM crop cultivation to continue: Matia
26 July 2016: Philippines Supreme Court reverses GMO ruling
30 June 2016: Bt eggplant close to 100% effective in controlling pests, shows new paper
07 June 2016: Bt brinjal farmers in Bangladesh in their own words, a video from the Alliance for Science

Bt brinjal facts

Myth: Farmers saving their own Bt brinjal seeds will be sued for patent infringement

Truth: No farmer will ever be sued for saving and replanting Bt brinjal seeds. Bt brinjal has been developed in the public sector and will be distributed non-commercially. There are no technology fees or royalties payable on Bt brinjal by any farmer in Bangladesh because the... More